Science and witchcraft

Elmer, Peter (2013). Science and witchcraft. In: Levack, Brian ed. The Oxford Handbook of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe and Colonial America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 548–560.


This chapter attempts to provide an overview of the way in which ideas about the relationship between science and witchcraft have evolved in scholarship from the Enlightenment to the present day, as well as suggesting future lines of enquiry and discussing most recent developments in the field.

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