Isaac Newton: The Last Sorcerer

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Index
Académie Royale des Sciences224, 309 active principles 206-9
Actua Eruditorum329, 334
Agrippa, Cornelius119-20
Vanity and Nothingness of Human Knowledge120
Alari, Abbé296
Albertus Magnus36, 112-13
alchemy
active principles 206-9
anti-alchemy law 114-15, 123
Arabic 110, 119
benefits of 123, 124, 130, 133
capital offence 87
Chinese 110
in England114-16
elixir vitae108, 110, 113, 117
experimental methods 123-5
and four elements 109-10
futility of 110-11
Hellenic 108, 109
hermetic tradition 109, 111, 119, 121, 206
literature 108, 111-12, 113, 114, 115, 117, 119, 120, 121, 122, 124, 125-6, 137, 138, 144, 146
London alchemists 137-40
mad alchemists 124n
medicine, application to 120
mercury, importance of 141-4
modern 109n
and modern physics 129- 30
multiplication 250
philosophers' stone 104-5, 110, 113, 117-18, 123-5, 144-5
psychology of 127-8, 142
in the Renaissance 111-14
and the Rosicrucians 116-19
science vs. magic 112-13, 114
seventeenth century120-21, 123
spiritual aspects 126-7, 128-9
Star Regulus of Antimony 144-6, 161, 162
transmutation of dements 87, 109-10, 125, 142
vs. chemistry 23n, 123, 128, 132-3
Alexander the Great30, 33
Alexandria, Library of 33-4, 108, 110
algebra 66, 67
equations, solving 74-5
and graphical representations 88
Alphonso X, king of Spain71
analytical geometry 78-9
Anaximander 68
Angell, John20
Annals of Cambridge84-5
Anne, queen of England282, 283, 296, 319, 322
anthropocentrism 70
antimony 144-6
apple story 85, 86-7, 279
Aquinas, St Thomas36, 112
Arabs
alchemy 110, 119
interest in science 34
mathematics 66, 69, 72

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction - Truth Revealed 1
  • 1: Desertion 6
  • 2 - The Changing View Of Matter and Energy 29
  • 3 - Academia 43
  • 4 - Astronomy and Mathematics Before Newton 66
  • 5 - A Toe in the Water 82
  • 6 - The Search for The Philosophers' Stone 104
  • 7 - The Sorcerer's Apprentice 131
  • 9 - To the Principia 190
  • 10 - Breakdown 222
  • 11 - Metamorphosis 255
  • 12 - Old Men's Battles 294
  • 13 - A Question of Priority 325
  • 14 - Joining the Ancients 343
  • References 363
  • Index 387
  • Picture Credits 403
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