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WEYER, Johann
1564 WEYER JOHANN DE PRAESTIGIIS DAEMONUM EXORCISM BOOK DEMON WITCHCRAFT
Basel: WEYER, Johann, 1564. Good condition - Check the pictures! De praestigiis daemonum, et incantationibus ac veneficiis libri V. recogniti, & ualde aucti. Important work on witchcraft and demonology, and a precursor of modern psychiatry. A student of medicine and protégé of Agrippa, Weyer 'believed the basic cause of witchcraft to be disturbance of imagination'. He relates 60 cases of withcraft or mental phenomena, describing the accused as usually poor, gullible women, and he advocates a rational approach, establising and confirming facts, observing physical, behavioural and emotional traits, in order to formulate 'a concrete and sensible plan of treatment [along] what we would now describe as psychological principles Maker: WEYER, Johann (1515-1588). Year: 1564Language: Latin Published: Basel: Johannes Oporinus, 1564 Size : 11 x 17 x 4 cm If you need more photos just write me. Please view the detailed photo(s) below carefully. If you have any additional questions , please don't hesitate to contact me. [Attributes: First Edition]
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