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 Robert Fludd: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Between 1598 and 1604, Fludd studied medicine, chemistry and the occult (Occult practices and techniques) on the European (A native or inhabitant of Europe) mainland, but he is best known for his research in occult philosophy.
Fludd's machine worked by recirculation by means of a water wheel (A wheel that rotates by direct action of water; a simple turbine) and Archimedean screw (additional info and facts about Archimedean screw).
However, his explanation based upon theories of the microcosm and macrocosm were incorrect, and William Harvey (English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)) went on to formulate the idea in our current understanding.
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 Robert Fludd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert Fludd, also known as Robertus de Fluctibus (1574, Bearsted, Kent – September 8, 1637, London) was a prominent English Rosicrucian and Paracelsian physicist, astrologer, and mystic.
He was the son of Sir Thomas Fludd, a high-ranking governmental official (Queen Elizabeth I 's treasurer for war in Europe).
However, his explanation based upon theories of the microcosm and macrocosm were incorrect, and William Harvey went on to formulate the idea in our current understanding.
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 The Invisible Basilica: Robertus de Fluctibus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Robert Fludd was a Kentish Anglican alchemist, Paracelsist physician, mathematician, astronomer, cosmologist, Qabalist, Rosicrucian apologist, and alleged 16th Grand Master of the Prieuré de Sion.
Fludd was a prolific writer, and many of his works on alchemy, Rosicrucianism, occult medicine, the "magnetic" philosophy and various scientific theories survive.
Fludd was allegedly a member of the committee which drafted the "King James" translation of the bible in 1611.
www.hermetic.com /sabazius/fludd.htm   (265 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Robert Fludd (Philosophy, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Educated at Oxford and on the Continent, he became a London physician.
See F. Yates, Theatre of the World (1969); W. Huffman, Robert Fludd and the End of the Renaissance (1989).
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Were there even anything to say for it, it should not be said; for its spiritual disasters far outweigh any of its advantages.
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