Monday, October 24, 2011
Renaissance Magic at the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, author of De Occulta Philosophia and De incertitudine et vanitate scientiarum et artium
Marsilio Ficino, author of Platonic Theology and Three Books on Life, translator of Plato and Hermes. Surprisingly the article doesn't mention magic or astrology.
Pico della Mirandola, author of "Oration on the Dignity of Man," 900 Conclusions, Heptaplus, Commento, Disputations Against Astrology, On Being and the One.
Pseudo-Dionysius, author of Mystical Theology, Celestial Hierarchy, philosophical inspiration of Ficino, Pico, and Agrippa.