Science and superstition

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History Today
Vol. 65, no. 11 (November 2015), p. 29-34

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In 1615 Katharina, mother of the great scientist Johannes Kepler, was accused of witchcraft. Ulinka Rublack asks what her landmark trial tells us about early modern attitudes towards science, nature and the family