“The Occultation of Surrealism: A Study of the Relationship between Bretonian Surrealism and Western Esotericism” by Tessel Bauduin of the University of Amsterdam, is a thesis paper that may be of interest.
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Romanticism and Spiritualism
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“Professor Courtenay Raia lectures on science and religion as historical phenomena that have evolved over time. She examines the earlier mind-set before 1700 when into science fitted elements that came eventually to be seen as magical. The course also question how Western cosmologies became “disenchanted.” Magical tradition transformed into modern mysticisms is also examined as well as the political implications of these movements. Includes discussion concerning science in totalitarian settings as well as “big science” during the Cold War.”
Courtenay Raia, Science, Magic, and Religion, Spring 2009. (UCLA: UCLA), http://ucla.edu (Accessed August 12, 2009). License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0.