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The devil"s doctor

Paracelsus and the world of Renaissance magic and science
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux , New York
Paracelsus, 1493-1541., Physicians -- Biography., Alchemists -- Biography., Science -- History -- 16th century., Science and m
StatementPhilip Ball.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR147.P2 B35 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3404466M
ISBN 100374229791
ISBN 139780374229795
LC Control Number2005019848

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Doctor Who and the Sea-Devils (Doctor Who #4) (Mass Market Paperback) by Hulke, Malcolm and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Doctor Who and the Sea-Devils was a novelisation based on the television serial The Sea Devils.

Whilst visiting the MASTER, who has been exiled to a luxurious castle prison on a small island, DOCTOR WHO and Jo Grant learn that a number of ships have vanished in the area.

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Devils, Drugs and Doctors: The Story of the Science of Healing from Medicine-Man to Doctor by Haggard, Howard W., M. and a great selection of related books, art. The Devil's Doctor is a remarkably well written biography of Paracelsus as well as social history of his life time, that period in European History when the Scholastic mindset of the Medieval was being challenged by the coming Enlightenment/5(5).

The life and times of Philip Theophrastus Bombast von Hohenheim, aka Paracelsus, the “father of modern medicine.” Ball (Critical Mass,etc.) is interested more in the ideological milieu of the Renaissance than in his subject’s medical good.

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The Devil's Doctor. Paracelsus and the World of Renaissance Magic and Science. Philip Ball; Philip Ball’s book reveals a more richly complex man – who used his eyes and ears to learn from nature how to heal, and who wrote influential books on medicine, surgery, alchemy and theology while living a drunken, combative, vagabond life.

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It features Jon Pertwee’s Doctor with Jo Grant and the Master. This is one of my favourite stories from the Jon Pertwee era of ‘Doctor Who’.

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