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- DescriptionGordon explores the lives and alchemical practice of a number of remarkable women and comments on the way alchemy fragmented into esoteric studies and modern chemistry. Readers will encounter sixteenth to seventeenth century politics, religion, scientific inquiries, medical discoveries, and even the way love can result in some misguided choices.
- Author BiographyRobin L. Gordon, Ph.D. is professor of education at Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles. She began her career as a secondary science teacher in both public and private schools in Southern California. She completed a Ph.D. in education at Claremont Graduate University (1989) and a second Ph.D. in depth psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute (2004). Recent publications include Philosophy of Education in Historical Perspective, Finding the Philosopher's Stone: An Essay on Teaching in Reimagining Education: Essays on Reviving the Soul of Learning, My Encounter with the Women Alchemists in Alchemy Journal, and Making Use of Story to Teach Science and Mathematics in Ladder.
- Author(s)Robin L. Gordon
- PublisherUniversity Press of America
- Date of Publication16/04/2013
- GenreScience: General & Reference
- Place of PublicationLanham, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity Press of America
- Content Note33 black & white illustrations, 9 black & white halftones, 1 tables
- Weight335 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine18 mm
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