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Historical Society

The Cambridge Historical Society are holding a one-day meeting under the title Natural Philosophy and magic in the Scientific Revolution, on Saturday, 2 May, in the Lloyd Room, Christ's College.

The programme is as follows:

9.45 a.m. Ian Maclean: Explaining the preternatural in early modern Natural Philosophy
11.00 a.m. Coffee
11.15 a.m. Stuart Clark: Demons, natural magic, and virtual reality: illusion in early modern optics
12.30 p.m. Break for lunch
1.45 p.m. Sachiko Kusukawa: Planetary powers: astrology and astronomy in early modern calendars
3.00 p.m. Tea
3.15 p.m. Simon Schaffer: Natural magic and Newtonian Natural Philosophy

This is an open meeting to which all are welcome.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 22 April 1998
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