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Introduction Alchemy on the Fringes: Communication and Practice at the Peripheries of Early Modern Europe

Introduction Alchemy on the Fringes: Communication and Practice at the Peripheries of Early... Early Science and Medicine 17 (2012) 467-476 www.brill.com/esm Dóra Bobory & Jennifer M. Rampling Budapest ­ University of Cambridge* This special fascicle has developed from the proceedings of an international workshop, convened in Budapest in July 2010 with the aim of exploring interactions between some of the lesser known sites of alchemical practice.1 Participants were concerned not only to share new research--often based on previously unstudied, untranslated or misconstrued sources--but also to evaluate the marginal status of alchemy in the historiography of these regions. Once consigned to the fringes of academia as a mystical or esoteric practice, or, at best, a primitive precursor to "modern" chemistry, alchemy has emerged in recent decades as a central theme in early modern science, medicine and culture. Peeling back earlier preconceptions, scholars have revealed the ubiquity of alchemy in early modern * D. Bobory, 78 Frankel Leó str., 1023 Budapest, Hungary (dora.bobory@gmail.com) and J.M. Rampling, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RH, United Kingdom (jmr82@cam. ac.uk). 1) "On the Fringes of Alchemy," 8-10 July 2010, Central European University, Budapest (organised by Dóra Bobory and sponsored by the Gerda Henkel Stiftung, the Society for http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Early Science and Medicine Brill

Introduction Alchemy on the Fringes: Communication and Practice at the Peripheries of Early Modern Europe

Early Science and Medicine , Volume 17 (5): 467 – Jan 1, 2012

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Copyright 2012 by Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1383-7427
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1573-3823
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10.1163/15733823-175000A1
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Early Science and Medicine 17 (2012) 467-476 www.brill.com/esm Dóra Bobory & Jennifer M. Rampling Budapest ­ University of Cambridge* This special fascicle has developed from the proceedings of an international workshop, convened in Budapest in July 2010 with the aim of exploring interactions between some of the lesser known sites of alchemical practice.1 Participants were concerned not only to share new research--often based on previously unstudied, untranslated or misconstrued sources--but also to evaluate the marginal status of alchemy in the historiography of these regions. Once consigned to the fringes of academia as a mystical or esoteric practice, or, at best, a primitive precursor to "modern" chemistry, alchemy has emerged in recent decades as a central theme in early modern science, medicine and culture. Peeling back earlier preconceptions, scholars have revealed the ubiquity of alchemy in early modern * D. Bobory, 78 Frankel Leó str., 1023 Budapest, Hungary (dora.bobory@gmail.com) and J.M. Rampling, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RH, United Kingdom (jmr82@cam. ac.uk). 1) "On the Fringes of Alchemy," 8-10 July 2010, Central European University, Budapest (organised by Dóra Bobory and sponsored by the Gerda Henkel Stiftung, the Society for

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