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Gehennical Fire

The Lives of George Starkey, an American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution

by William R. Newman

  • 125 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • History of science,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Alchemy,
  • Scientists,
  • Science,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • USA,
  • Historical - General,
  • History,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Science / History,
  • Starkey, George,
  • Chemistry - General,
  • General,
  • 1627-1665,
  • 17th century,
  • Alchemists,
  • Biography,
  • England,
  • Starkey, George,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9823313M
    ISBN 100226577147
    ISBN 109780226577142

    William R. Newman is the Ruth Halls Professor in the Department of the History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University and the author of Gehennical Fire and Promethean Ambitions, as well as the coauthor of Alchemy Tried in the Fire (which was awarded the Pfizer Prize for the best book in the History of Science), all published by the University of Chicago Press/5(21). This book won the History of Science Society Pfizer Award, recognized as “an outstanding book dealing with the history of science.” Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey, An American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, , originally published by Harvard University Press.

      William R. Newman is the Ruth Halls Professor in the Department of the History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University and the author of Gehennical Fire and Promethean Ambitions, as well as the coauthor of Alchemy Tried in the Fire (which was awarded the Pfizer Prize for the best book in the History of Science), all published by the University of Chicago Press/5(18). Food Of The Gods The Search For The Original Tree Of Knowledge. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Food Of The Gods The Search For The Original Tree Of Knowledge, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

    Robert Child (–) was an English physician, agriculturalist and alchemist. A recent view is that his approach to agriculture belongs to the early ideas on political economy. [1]. Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey, an American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution (William R. Newman) Article in Journal of chemical education 86(4) July with 37 Reads.


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Gehennical Fire is the story of the man behind the myth, George Starkey. Though virtually unknown Gehennical Fire book and little noted in history, Starkey was America’s most widely read and celebrated scientist before Benjamin Franklin.

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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. William R Newman. William R. Newman is the Ruth Halls Professor in the Department of the History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University and the author of Gehennical Fire and Promethean Ambitions, as well as the coauthor of Alchemy Tried in the Fire (which was awarded the Pfizer Prize for the best book in the History of Science), all published by the University of Chicago Press.

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Köp Gehennical Fire av William Newman på Gehennical Fire (Hardcover) The Lives of George Starkey, an American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution. By William R. Newman. Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: December 8, Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (2/15/).

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Both the quest for natural knowledge and the aspiration to alchemical wisdom played crucial roles in the scientific revolution, as William R.

Newman demonstrates in this work on George Starkey (), America's first famous scientist. Gehennical Fire is the story of the man behind the myth, George Starkey. A work of meticulous scholarship, Gehennical Fire is both an absorbing intellectual biography and an intriguing exploration of alchemy and medical science in the seventeenth century.

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Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey An American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution, published in by Harvard University Press. Sections Include: Arcana Maiora, Revelation and Concealment The Writings of Philalethes, Isaac Newton and Eiraneaus and Philalethes, etc.

etc. Hardcover with original jacket, near fine. William R. Newman is the Ruth Halls Professor in the Department of the History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University and the author of Gehennical Fire and Promethean Ambitions, as well as the coauthor of Alchemy Tried in the Fire (which was awarded the Pfizer Prize for the best book in the History of Science), all published by the University of Chicago Press.

Newman’s book is a more or less chronological study of Starkey’s life and work. Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey, an American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution (William R. Newman) | Journal of Chemical Education. William R. Newman is professor of history and philosophy of science at Indiana is the author of The Summa Perfectionis of Pseudo-Geber: A Critical Edition, Translation, and Study and Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey, An American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution.

Lawrence M. Principe is professor of the history of science and technology and of chemistry at The. In Gehennical Fire, Newman’s book on Starkey, the American doctor and alchemist finally receives his due. “It is highly likely,” writes Newman, “that Starkey’s output under the guise of Philalethes makes him the most widely read American scientist before Benjamin Franklin.”.

Newman’s book is a more or less chronological study of Starkey’s life and work. Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey, an American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution (William R. Newman) | Journal of Chemical Education.

Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey by William R Newman As this book tells it, the Persian visionary Zarathustra, founder of what became the Zoroastrian sect, was the first man to.William R.

Newman is the Ruth Halls Professor in the Department of the History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University and the author of Gehennical Fire and Promethean Ambitions, as well as the coauthor of Alchemy Tried in the Fire (which was awarded the Pfizer Prize for the best book in the History of Science), all published by the University of Chicago : $