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Medicine and the Science of the Stars: Astrological Physick in Early Modern England
Language: en
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Authors: Louise Hill Curth
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-28 - Publisher: Routledge

Despite the modern view of astrology as a pseudoscience, the movements and corresponding effects of the stars played a major role in early modern English society and culture. This holds particularly true of its use in âe~physickâe(tm) [the contemporary term for medicine]. As it had for centuries, astrological physick involved
The Science of the Stars
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Alfred J Pearce
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-10 - Publisher:

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The Science of the Stars
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: Alfred John Pearce (astrologer.)
Categories: Astrology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1881 - Publisher:

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The Science of the Art of Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., J. E. Jr. Brush
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-15 - Publisher: Dementi Milestone Publishing

Doctors use reason and probability to assess and treat patients. But given the complexity, uncertainty, and fast pace of real-world medical practice, physicians have no choice but to use mental shortcuts and probability estimates as they do their vital work. When doctors deeply understand how they reason, they improve their
The Introduction to the Science of the Judgments of the Stars
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Sahl Ibn Bishr, James Herschel Holden
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: American Federation of Astr

Sahl lived in the first half of the 9th century. His five short treatises, Introduction to Astrology, The 50 Precepts, Judgments of Questions, Elections, and The Book of Times, appear to be the principal medieval source of rules for Horary Astrology and Elections. They constitute a corpus of detailed instruction