Book Details + Condition: First edition from 1920 of NATURAL
PHILOSOPHY: BEING AN INTRODUCTION TO ASTROLOGY AND OCCULTISM IN GENERAL ALONG
THE LINES OF MODERN SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT, by A.E. Thierens. In very good condition: the boards and binding are solid
and tight; minor shelf wear; bumped corners; small London bookseller stamp on front end paper; pages are crisp and clean. A rare look into occult and astrology as seen through
a scientific method lens. Chapter headings include: The Electron Theory,
Ether, The Sphere, Tamas, Rajas, Sattva, Spirit and Matter, Twelve Signs of the
Zodiac, The Matrix, Man, Atma, Buddhi, Mahat (Manas). Please see below for more
information on A.E. (Adolph Ernestus) Thierens.
Adolph Ernestus Thierens (Brielle, December 20, 1875 - Bussum, December 30,
1941) was a Dutch occultist, astrologer and soldier. In 1907 he founded
the Netherlands Society for the Study of Astronomy and Modern Astrology, of
which he was president until 1922. He seen as the founder of Dutch astrology.
He became known as editor of the astrological magazine Urania. His many
publications are not only about astrology but also about Tarot, Theosophy and
Freemasonry. Thierens was an esoteric astrologer who approached astrology from
a theosophical angle. The society founded by him still exists as a working
community of Astrologers.