A Key to Physic, and the Occult Sciences


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Physician, astrologer and occult philosopher, Ebenezer Sibly (1751-99) wrote popular works of medical theory and advice, including Culpeper's English Physician (1789) and this companion volume of 1795. A synthesis of theology, natural philosophy and medical science, the book argues for a microcosmic understanding of the human body as a composite of the four essential elements. An ambitious work, it bears witness to an important era in the development of modern medicine, as Sibly looks to combine an older hermetic tradition ...

A Key to Physic, and the Occult Sciences 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781108044288

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