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The Metamorphosis of the Planets
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: Johannes Monte-Snyder
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-14 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Written in the 17th century, this extended allegory by Johannes de Monte-Snyder is indeed a puzzle. It perplexed Sir Isaac Newton for many years, as documented in his notebooks. As an allegory it links together the spiritual side of alchemy with actual physical laboratory processes. Snyder was an active Alchemist
Diderot and the Metamorphosis of Species
Language: en
Pages: 221
Authors: Mary Efrosini Gregory
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this study Dr. Gregory examines how Diderot borrowed from Lucretius, Buffon, Maupertuis, and probability theory, and combined ideas from these sources in an innovative fashion to hypothesize that species are mutable and that all life arose randomly from a single prototype.
The Metamorphosis of Tabacco
Language: en
Pages: 50
Authors: Mary Efrosini Gregory
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1602 - Publisher:

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The Foundations of Newton's Alchemy
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: B. J. T. Dobbs
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983-04-29 - Publisher: CUP Archive

This book sets the foundations of Newton's alchemy in their historical context in Restoration England. It is shown that alchemical modes of thought were quite strong in many of those who provided the dynamism for the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century and that these modes of thought had important
The Titius-Bode Law of Planetary Distances
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Michael Martin Nieto
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-17 - Publisher: Elsevier

The Titius-Bode Law of Planetary Distances: Its History and Theory is a 15-chapter book that first discusses the prehistory of the Law from Kepler to Kant. The next chapter details the formulation of the Titius-Bode Law. Subsequent chapters describe the Law's early successes and failures, early modifications of the Law,