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Giambattista della Porta (1535-1615) Jan 16, 2023 Science & Optics & Magic & Medicine & Botany Giambattista della Porta, the “Father of Modern Scientific Method,” was an Italian scientist, philosopher, and playwright. Della Porta was a Matteo Bosso (1427-1502) Jan 15, 2023 Medicine & Platonic Academy & Hermetism & Firenze Bosso was a member of the Platonic Academy of Marsilio Ficino and a friend of Pico della Mirandola and Lorenzo de Medici. De instituendo sapientia Albertus Magnus (c. 1200 — November 15, 1280) Dec 8, 2022 Alchemy & Medicine & Philosophy Albertus Magnus was a German theologian, philosopher, scientist, and Catholic saint. He is known as Albert the Great and Albert of Cologne. He was a Paracelsus (1493-1541) Dec 7, 2022 Alchemy & Astrology & Medicine Paracelsus was a Swiss physician, alchemist, and astrologer who revolutionized medicine in the 16th century. He is considered one of the most Pietro d’Abano (ca 1257-1316) Dec 4, 2022 Astrology & Medicine Pietro d’Abano was a medical doctor, philosopher and astrologist. His writings on astrology and magic brought him in contact with the inquisition.