Marsilio Ficino

Voss, Angela (2006) Marsilio Ficino. Western Esoteric Masters . North Atlantic Books, Berkeley California, 272 pp. ISBN 9781556435607. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Marsilio Ficino was one of the most influential humanist philosophers of the early Italian Renaissance. Though an ordained priest, he was also a practicing astrologer and magician whose daunting life’s work was to reconcile religious faith with philosophical reason — which included integrating pagan magical practice with Christianity. In a lengthy introduction, editor Angela Voss puts Ficino’s achievement in context as a complete re-visioning of traditional astrological practice and the beginning of a humanistic and psychological approach that prefigured contemporary holistic approaches to astrology as therapy.

Item Type: Book
Additional information: New edition
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Angela Voss
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2008 08:06
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2014 09:47
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/8358 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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