A.E. THIERENS — NATURAL PHILOSOPHY: BEING AN INTRODUCTION TO ASTROLOGY AND OCCULTISM IN GENERAL ALONG THE LINES OF MODERN SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT — 1st Edition / 1st Printing, 1920 — ASTROLOGY, HERMETIC, MAGIC, OCCULT
Publisher: Rider & Co., London (1920)
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 well preserved condition. 158 pages. The boards and binding are solid and tight save for light shelfwear and slight lean. The pages are crisp and clean save for small remains of previous owner's stamp on the front inside board. 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.