Alchemists are generally held to be the quirky forefathers of science, blending occultism with metaphysical pursuits. This text challenges the widespread dismissal of alchemy as a largely insignificant historical footnote to science.
Introduction From the Golden Dawn to the Alchemical Society Occult chemistry, instrumentation, and the theosophical science of direct perception Chemistry in the borderland Atomic alchemy and the gold standard Epilogue.
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