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    Paracelsus (/ ˌ p æ r ə ˈ s ɛ l s ə s /; German: [paʁaˈtsɛlzʊs]; c. 1493 – 24 September 1541), born Theophrastus von Hohenheim (full name Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim), was a Swiss physician, alchemist, lay theologian, and philosopher of the German Renaissance.

  2. Mar 3, 2020 · Paracelsus: An Alchemical Life. Reaktion, 2019. 216 pp. $22.50. Sci-fi pioneer and futurist Arthur C. Clarke famously declared that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”. This statement might also suggest that magic, sufficiently studied, could conveniently reveal itself to be science.

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    Paracelsus’ flamboyant nature, the stories of dramatic cures, and his teachings about alchemy and astrology caused some to regard him as a magician, and today he is still associated with occult practices. Paracelsus himself rejected supernatural magic and instead emphasized the magical healing powers with which God had endowed Nature. His works evi...

    Paracelsus did not include the study of human anatomy, which was then spreading through Italy as part of the humanist movement, in his system of medicine. As a consequence, his theory was incomplete and did not bring about significant changes in the field of medicine. He did, however, make contributions in many areas. Paracelsus believed that a phy...

    Debus, Alan G. 1977. The Chemical Philosophy: Paracelsian Science and Medicine in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, 2 vols.New York: Science History Publications.
    Holmyard, Eric John. 1990. Alchemy.Dover Publications. ISBN: 0486262987
    Pagel, Walter. 1958. Paracelsus: An Introduction to Philosophical Medicine in the Era of the Renaissance.Basel and New York: S. Karger.
    Pagel, Walter. 1984. The Smiling Spleen: Paracelsianism in Storm and Stress.Basel: S. Karger.

    All links retrieved January 12, 2019. 1. Paracelsus and the medical revolution of the Renaissance- A 500th Anniversary Celebration from the National Library of Medicine. 2. Theophrastus Paracelsus, The Catholic Encyclopedia. 3. Biographical notes from The Galileo Project. 4. Paracelsus (from Alchemy Lab). 5. The uses of enchantment, The Economist, ...

  3. Sep 24, 2015 · Paracelsus: the Father of Toxicology and the Enemy of Physicians. Toxicology is a branch of knowledge dealing with the scientific study of the characteristics and effects of poisons on living organisms. The man considered to be the ‘father’ of this discipline is Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, also known as Paracelsus.

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  4. Paracelsus. Poison, Remedy, Dosage. 149 Copy quote. The highest degree of a medicine is Love. Paracelsus. Medicine, Degrees, Highest. 105 Copy quote. The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind.

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