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- Crown Publishing Group 2002; US$ 14.99
A dazzling work of personal travelogue and cultural criticism that ranges from the primitive to the postmodern in a quest for the promise and meaning of the psychedelic experience. While psychedelics of all sorts are demonized in America today, the visionary compounds found in plants are the spiritual sacraments of tribal cultures around the world.... more...
- BRILL 2002; US$ 332.00
This volume contains a series of essays that explore expressions of magic and ritual power in the ancient world. The essays are authored by scholars in the fields of Egyptology, ancient Near Eastern studies, the Hebrew Bible, Judaica, classical Greek and Roman studies, and Coptic and Islamic Egypt. more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 50.00
This collection of essays looks at an area of Greek religion traditionally called "magical practices". Focusing on the relationship between magical and religious ritual, it aims to remedy the tendency for neglect in this area. more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 213.00
This book of essays deals with magical phenomena in Mesopotamian, Zoroastrian, Greek and Jewish cultures. The topics discussed include Mesopotamian magic, its impact on the Aramaic magic bowls, Jewish magical literature, magical gems, Zoroastrian omens, and methods of research. more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 123.00
This study of two related Demotic-Greek magical handbooks provides new information about the interaction between native Egyptian priests and the Hellenized elite of Roman-period Egypt through a careful analysis language interference, textual layout, religious imagery and ritual techniques. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 64.99
Schulkin presents neuroscientific research demonstrating that thought is not on one side and bodily sensibility on the other; biologically, they are integrated. Schulkin argues that this integration has implications for judgements about art and music, attraction and revulsion, and the perpetual inclination to explain ourselves and our surroundings. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 55.00
First published in 1949, Gilbert Ryle?s The Concept of Mind is one of the classics of twentieth-century philosophy. Described by Ryle as a ?sustained piece of analytical hatchet-work? on Cartesian dualism, The Concept of Mind is a radical and controversial attempt to jettison once and for all what Ryle called ?the ghost in the machine?: Descartes?... more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 68.95
Sexuality and the occult arts have long been associated in the western imagination, but it was not until the nineteenth century that a large and sophisticated body of literature on sexual magic?the use of sex as a source of magical power?emerged. This book, the first history of western sexual magic as a modern spiritual tradition, places these practices... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 319.00
The daunting writings of Paracelsus-the second largest 16th-century body of writings in German after Luther's-contributed to medicine, natural science, alchemy, philosophy, theology, and esoteric tradition. This volume provides a critical edition of essential writings from the authoritative 1589 Huser Paracelsus alongside new English translations... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 35.00
This study touches on the vexed issue concerning the relationship of magic and religion. Ancient Greek and Latin curses written on lead tablets reveal a demarcation in terms of legitimacy and illegitimacy between two types. One type betrays characteristics that modern readers would associate with the notion of ?magic?. The other type is clearly marked... more...