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Title: York 2015-03-05: Magic and Intellectual History
Post by hck on 18.12.2014 at 10:53:32

The announcement for the York 2015-03-05 conference on Magic and Intellectual History is at http://isih.history.ox.ac.uk/?p=4386, and the programme is at http://www.york.ac.uk/crems/events/events/2014-15/magic/.
There you have:

10.00-11.30 - Natural Magic

Rinotas Athanasios (Athens), Compatibility between Philosophy and Magic in the Work of Albertus Magnus

Ovanes Akopyan(Warwick), From Marsilio Ficino to the Bible: Jacques Lefèvre d’Étaples and his circle on magic, prisca theologia and Aristotle

Allison Kavey (CUNY), Agrippa's Magical Cosmology

11.30-12.00 Coffee

12.00-1.30 - Magicians: Napier(s)? Campanella?

Alex Corrigan (Edinburgh), Was John Napier of Merchiston a Magician?

Ofer Hadass (Haifa), "An Angell's Sight": Religion and Magic in Richard Napier’s Medical Practice

Jean-Paul De Lucca (University of Malta), Tommaso Campanella between Renaissance Magic and Modern Science

Lunch, 1.30-2.30

2.30-4.00 - Reformation, Religion and Magic

Frank Klaassen (Saskatchewan) Magic and the English Reformation: A reconsideration

Urszula Szulakowska (Leeds) Roman Catholic traces in Protestant Alchemy: Robert Fludd

Francis Young (Ely) Liturgical Change and Ceremonial Magic in Reformation England


4.15-5.15 - Magicians? John Dee and Kenelm Digby

Todd Borlik (Huddersfield), Magic as Technological Dominion: John Dee and the Draining of the English Fens

Mark A. Waddell (Michigan State), Sympathy and Lies: Plausibility, Credibility, and the Weapon Salve in Early Modern England

5.15: Keynote

Stephen Clucas (Birbeck, University of London), Magic and intellectual history: the problem of transgression

This symposium is part of the Thomas Browne Seminar.

Seen thanks to Agnes Karpinski on G+ (https://plus.google.com/b/111440998814490691210/113575323423259990445/posts/5JQZxxqdajw?cfem=1).

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