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The Arabic Influences on Early Modern Occult Philosophy

Investigating the impact of Arabic medieval astrological and magical theories on early modern occult philosophy, this book argues that they provided a naturalistic explanation of astral influences and magical efficacy based on Aristotelian notions of causality.

Investigating the impact of Arabic medieval astrological and magical theories on early modern occult philosophy, this book argues that they provided a naturalistic explanation of astral influences and magical efficacy based on Aristotelian notions of causality.

Published Year

2015

Page Count

277

ISBN

9781137399465

Author

Liana Saif

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan