Debus, Allen George

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DEBUS, Allen George

DEBUS, Allen George. American, b. 1926. Genres: Chemistry, History, Intellectual history, Medicine/Health, Music, Philosophy, Sciences. Career: University of Chicago, assistant professor, 1961-65, associate professor, 1965-68, professor, 1968-78, director, Morris Fishbein Center, 1971-77, Morris Fishbein Professor of the History of Science and Medicine, 1978-96, Morris Fishbein Professor Emeritus, 1996-. Publications: The English Paracelsians, 1965; (with R.P. Multhauf) Alchemy and Chemistry in the 17th Century, 1966; The Chemical Dream of the Renaissance, 1968; (with B.A.L. Rust) The Complete Entertainment Discography, 1973; Chemical Philosophy: Paracelsian Science and Medicine in the 16th and 17th Centuries, 2 vols., 1977; Man and Nature in the Renaissance, 1978; Robert Fludd and His Philosophical Key, 1979; Music of Victor Herbert, 1979; Science and History: A Chemist's Appraisal, 1984; Chemistry, Alchemy and the New Philosophy, 1550-1700, 1987; The French Paracelsians, 1991; Paracelso e la Tradizione Paracelsiana, 1996; Chemistry and Medical Debate, 2001. EDITOR: (and intro.) reprint of Elias Ashmole, Theatrum Chemicum Britannicum (1652), 1967; World Who's Who in Science, 1968; Science and Education in the 17th Century: The Webster-Ward Debate, 1970; (and contrib.) Science, Medicine and Society in the Renaissance, 2 vols., 1972; (and contrib.) Medicine in 17th Century England, 1974; (and intro.) reprint of John Dee, The Mathematicall Praeface to the Elements of Geometrie of Euclid of Megara (1570), 1975; (with I. Merkel, and contrib.) Hermeticism and the Renaissance, 1988; (with M.T. Walton, and contrib.) Reading the Book of Nature, 1998. Address: Social Sciences 206, University of Chicago, 1126 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]