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Speculative Art of Alchemy

A. S. Raleigh

The Speculative Art of Alchemy is a book written by A. S. Raleigh that delves into the history, philosophy, and practice of alchemy. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the origins of alchemy and its evolution over the centuries. It explores the various theories and beliefs that have influenced the development of alchemy, including the mystical and spiritual aspects of the practice.The book also examines the practical side of alchemy, including the techniques and processes used to transmute base metals into gold and the creation of the philosopher's stone. It provides detailed descriptions of the equipment, materials, and procedures used in alchemical experiments, as well as the symbolism and allegories that are often associated with alchemical texts and illustrations.Throughout the book, Raleigh draws on a range of historical sources and primary texts to provide a nuanced and insightful perspective on the world of alchemy. He also explores the enduring legacy of alchemy in modern times, including its influence on the development of chemistry and other scientific disciplines.Overall, The Speculative Art of Alchemy is a fascinating and informative read for anyone interested in the history of science, philosophy, and spirituality. It offers a unique perspective on a subject that has captivated the imaginations of people for centuries.Contents: The Essential Nature of Mind; Mind as Physician and as Judge; Mind and Fate; Mind's Fate; Action and Passion; Voice and Speech; Cosmic Alchemy; Change and Sensation; The Conception and Contemplation of God; God and Matter.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jan 1st, 1992
  • Pages: 196
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 10.54in - 7.88in - 0.43in - 0.92lb
  • EAN: 9781564590060
  • Categories: Magick StudiesHermetism & Rosicrucianism