Andreas Libavius and the transformation of alchemy separating chemical cultures with polemical fire by Bruce T. Moran

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Published by Watson Pub. International LLC in Sagamore Beach .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Libavius, Andreas, -- d. 1616,
  • Alchemists -- Biography,
  • Alchemy -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementBruce T. Moran.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQD24.L53 M67 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17873914M
ISBN 109780881353952
LC Control Number2007013154

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He called it an art. Libavius, Andreas Born circa in Halle; died Jin Coburg. German chemist and physician. In his book Alchemy (), Libavius systematically set forth practical information on chemistry and described the preparation of sulfuric acid (by burning sulfur in the presence of potassium nitrate) and stannic chloride (by heating tin with.

Introduction: Placing Libavius, Alchemy, and Chymistry. The School, the Schulfuchs, and the Habits of Language “ et ut bene doceas, bene item distingue”: Distinguishing the True Art of Chymistry “One book opens another”: Texts, Enigmas, and Transmutation.

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By the Book: Alchemy and the Laboratory Manual from Al-Rāzī to Libavius, Gail Taylor Today, when alchemy evokes wizards and crystal balls, it may seem odd to refer to a book of procedures on the transmutation of ordinary metals into gold as a practical laboratory.

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He is the author of Distilling Knowledge: Alchemy, Chemistry and the Scientific Revolution and Andreas Libavius and the Transformation of is also the editor of Ambix: The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. In The Secrets of Alchemy, Lawrence M.

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