Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

Swedenborg, Emanuel

  • Glen M. Cooper
Reference work entry

BornStockholm, Sweden, 29 January 1688

DiedLondon, England, 29 March 1772

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Selected References

  1. Arrhenius, Svante (1908). “Emanuel Swedenborg as a Cosmologist.” Introduction to Emanuel Swedenborg: Opera quaedam aut inedita aut obsolete de rebus naturalibus. Vol. 2, Cosmologica, edited by Alfred H. Stroh, pp. xxiii–xxxv. Stockholm. (Also contains the Latin text of the Principia.)Google Scholar
  2. Benz, Ernst (2002). Emanuel Swedenborg: Visionary Savant in the Age of Reason, translated by Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke. West Chester, Pennsylvania: Swedenborg Foundation.Google Scholar
  3. Koke, Steve (1988). “The Search for a Religious Cosmology.” In Emanuel Swedenborg: A Continuing Vision: A Pictorial Biography and Anthology of Essays and Poetry, edited by Robin Larsen, pp. 457–466. New York: Swedenborg Foundation.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of HistoryBrigham Young UniversityProvoUSA