Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition
|Author||: Frances Amelia Yates|
|Total Pages||: 504|
|Rating||: 4/5 (075 Downloads)|
Book Synopsis Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition by : Frances Amelia Yates
Download or read book Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition written by Frances Amelia Yates and published by . This book was released on 1991 with total page 504 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Emphasizing the primary importance of Hermetism in Renaissance thought, Yates demonstrates that Bruno was at once a rational philosopher and a magician--burned at the stake--with an orthodox religious message. Her acclaimed study gives an overview not only of Renaissance humanism but its interplay--and conflict--with magic and occult practices.--book cover.