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Metaphysics - Renaissance

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  • Johannes Kepler (1571 - 1630)
    New Revision of his Wikipedia page: Biographical Summary: "... Johannes Kepler (December 27, 1571 – November 15, 1630) was a German mathematician, astronomer and astrologer. A key figure in t...
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  • Dr. John Dee (1527 - 1608)
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    (He was either the 5th or the 1st Earl of Bothwell; it depends on which creation of the earldom you are referencing: ) Francis Stewart, Earl Bothwell (b. c. December 1562 – d. April 1612, Naples), ...
  • Andrew "the Wizard" MacFarlane (1495 - 1544)
    He was 12th Laird of Arrochar, and 9th Chief of Clan MacFarlane. Heir-male of the ancient earldom of Lennox. Born circa 1500; died soon after 21 December 1544 when he and his brothers, along with his...

Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of consciousness and existence. In popular usage the word refers loosely to a number of non-traditional belief systems and spiritual practices.

This project includes key metaphysical wirters and teachers of the Renaissance.

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