Table of contents for Parcelsian moments : science, medicine & astrology in early modern Europe / edited by Gerhild Scholz Williams & Charles D. Gunnoe, Jr.


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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ..................................ix
INTRODUCTION .......................................xi
PARACELSIANA
PARACELSUS'S BIOGRAPHY AMONG HIS DETRACTORS ........ 3
Charles D. Gunnoe, Jr.
PARACELSUS AND THE BOUNDARIES OF MEDICINE IN EARLY 
MODERN AUGSBURG ..............       ............ 19
Mitchell Hammond
TO BE OR NOT TO BE A PARACELSIAN .................... 35
Something Spagyric in the State of Denmark
Jole Shackelford
"A SPEDIE REFORMATION" ............................. 71
Barber-Surgeons, Anatomization, and the Reformation of 
Medicine in Tudor London
Lynda Payne
SEEING "MICROCOSMA" ................................ 93
Paracelsus's Gendered Epistemology
Hildegard Elisabeth Keller
PARACELSUS ON BAPTISM AND THE ACQUIRING OF THE ETERNAL 
BODY .............................. 117
Dane Thor Daniel
PARACELSUS AND VAN HELMONT ON IMAGINATION ........ 135 
Magnetism and Medicine before Mesmer
Heinz Schott



NATURAL MAGIC
AND NATURAL WONDERS
UNHOLY ASTROLOGY ................................ 151
Did Pico Always View It That Way?
Sheila Rabin
WINE AND OBSCENITIES .......................... 163
Astrology's Degradation in the Five Books of Rabelais
Dene Scoggins
ROBERT BOYLE, "THE SCEPTICAL CHYMIST," AND  HEBREW ........ 187
Michael T. Walton
JOHANNES PRAETORIUS ............................... 207
Early Modern Topography and the Giant Riibezahl
Gerhild Scholz Williams
DEMONS, NATURAL MAGIC, AND THE VIRTUALLY REAL .... 223 
Visual Paradox in Early Modern Europe
Stuart Clark
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PARACELSIANA AND EARLY 
MODERN SCIENCE ......................... 247
INDEX  .............................................257





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Paracelsus, 1493-1541, Science Europe History 16th century