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Author Marvell, Leon.

Title Transfigured light : philosophy, cybernetics and the hermetic imaginary / Leon Marvell.

Published Bethesda : Academica Press, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  135.45 MARV    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-298) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction : ideal objects and their forebears -- Ch. 2. Spirit of the beehive : hermetic resonances in cybernetics, AI & cyberspace -- Ch. 3. Body doubles -- Ch. 4. Metaphysical geometry, alien attractors and the shape of the world soul -- Ch. 5. The gnostic alchemy of Robert Fludd -- Ch. 6. The gnostic Leibniz, or What is it like to be an atom?
Subject Hermetism.
ISBN 9781933146270