Deborah E. Harkness - Author

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Deborah Harkness is a historian of science and a professor of history at the University of Southern California. She spent several years in Oxford doing research (and really did once find a missing manuscript in the Bodleian Library!). She has written THE JEWEL HOUSE: ELIZABETHAN LONDON AND THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION as well as the three novels in the internationally bestselling ALL SOULS trilogy, A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, SHADOW OF NIGHT and THE BOOK OF LIFE.

 

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John Dee's Conversations with Angels Cabala, Alchemy, and the End of Nature

John Dee's Conversations with Angels Cabala, Alchemy, and the End of Nature

Author: Deborah E. Harkness Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/11/2006

John Dee's angel conversations have been an enigmatic facet of Elizabethan England's most famous natural philosopher's life and work. Professor Harkness contextualizes Dee's angel conversations within the natural philosophical, religious and social contexts of his time. She argues that they represent a continuing development of John Dee's earlier concerns and interests. These conversations include discussions of the natural world, the practice of natural philosophy, and the apocalypse.

John Dee's Conversations with Angels Cabala, Alchemy, and the End of Nature

John Dee's Conversations with Angels Cabala, Alchemy, and the End of Nature

Author: Deborah E. Harkness Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/1999

John Dee's angel conversations have been an enigmatic facet of Elizabethan England's most famous natural philosopher's life and work. Professor Harkness contextualizes Dee's angel conversations within the natural philosophical, religious and social contexts of his time. She argues that they represent a continuing development of John Dee's earlier concerns and interests. These conversations include discussions of the natural world, the practice of natural philosophy, and the apocalypse.

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