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Buy Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey, an American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution on ✓ FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey, an American Al- chemist in the Scientific Revolution. By William R. Newman. (Cambridge: Harvard University. Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey, an American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution. With a New Forward/Alchemy Tried in the Fire: Starkey, Boyle.

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Show all volumes and issues. The Harvard physics curriculum introduced George Starkey to the art, and upon immigration to England, he won acclaim as an alchemical savant.

To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Newman discusses the contortions and convolutions of European alchemical theory and practice with a mastery rarely if ever equaled. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. For further questions please contact our TIB customer service. And he does it with grace and somehow conveys the assurance that the reader can understand it.

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The author has composed a unique and probing study in the history of ideas, a work of definitive merit that will likely remain the standard for decades to come.

Because his remedies were used by Boyle and his writings studied by Boyle, G. The boundaries between Aristotelianism and alchemy, establishment science and reform, traditional natural philosophy and the Scientific Revolution emerge from his analysis as permeable, even fluid: Email alerts New issue alert.

Don’t have an account? It helps to revise a revisionist historiography of science which has become something of an orthodoxy in its own right The dark language of alchemy emerges as an early form of scientific notation: This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, and M. The Case of Neville Island, Pennsylvania. Georgina Born, Rationalizing Culture: Misa, and Johan Schot, eds.

The obstacles to such a project that the historian of alchemy confronts would daunt most scholars Above all, Newman offers powerful evidence that the dark science of alchemy formed part of the high intellectual tradition in medieval and Renaissance Europe. Sarah Bradford Landau and Carl W. Related articles in Google Scholar. Our recent titles are available via Edelweiss.

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Tables of content are generated automatically and are based on records of articles contained that are available in the TIB-Portal index. Newman has pulled gehenniccal two remarkable achievements in a single book–and one of modest size at that.

Howell, Technology in the Hospital: Browse subjects Browse through journals Browse through conferences. Leibniz and George Stahl as well as by Newton, Starkey was clearly not an insignificant figure. Join Our Mailing List: Due to missing records of articles, the volume display may be incomplete, even though the whole journal gehebnical available at TIB.