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astrology

The non-scientific study of an alleged relationship between the positions of the sun, moon and planets in the twelve Zodiac signs and personal physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well-being and the events that occur in a person’s life.
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More subtlety and perhaps more effectively, Montaigne takes the argument of judicial astrology to its extremes consequences, showing that astrological knowledge would itself be understood as a product of the domination of the stars.
And Pico did specify judicial astrology (astrologia divinitricem) in the title.
Most importantly, as he argues, official opposition to judicial astrology -- interpreting the movements of the heavens to predict events -- paralleled attitudes toward magic.

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