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Hildegard of Bingen (ca. 1098–1179): Building Bridges Between Mysticism and Science

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From the decline of Alexandria’s knowledge culture until the early twelfth century, a dogmatic, anti-scientific spirit prevailed in Europe, leaving no room for critical discussion and the testing of doctrines through trial and error.

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  1. 1.

    Peter Abelard, Sic et non (Yes and No), new edition. Frankfurt: Minerva (1981).

  2. 2.

    Hildegard von Bingen. Translated and edited by Walburga Storch, Im Feuer der Taube: die Briefe. Augsburg: Pattloch (1997).

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    André Rademacher (ed.), Hildegard von Bingen, Der Mensch in der Verantwortung - Das Buch der Lebensverdienste (Liber Vitae Meritorum). Salzburg: Otto Müller Verlag (1986).

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    Hildegard von Bingen, Physica, translated into English by Priscilla Throop, Healing Arts Press Rochester (1998).

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    Änne Bäumer-Schleinkofer, Wisse die Wege. The Life and Work of Hildegard of Bingen. A Monograph on the Occasion of Her 900th Birthday, Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (1998).

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    Abbey of St. Hildegard (ed.), Hildegard von Bingen, Ursprung und Behandlung von Krankheiten - Causae et Curae, newly translated and introduced by Riha Ortrun, Beuroner Kunstverlag (2011).

  7. 7.

    Hildegard von Bingen, Causes and Treatment of Diseases. Königswinter: Lempertz Klassiker (2013).

  8. 8.

    Ibid.

  9. 9.

    Hildegard von Bingen, Causae et Curae, translated (English) by Manfred Pawlik and Patrick Madigan, edited by Mary Palmquist and John Kulas, Liturgical Press, Inc (1994), second chapter.

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Jaeger, L. (2023). Hildegard of Bingen (ca. 1098–1179): Building Bridges Between Mysticism and Science. In: Women of Genius in Science . Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-23926-7_2

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