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Animal Magnetism

Dutch translation: Dierlijk magnetisme

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English term or phrase:Animal Magnetism
Dutch translation:Dierlijk magnetisme
Entered by: Carla Zwanenberg
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11:27 Oct 7, 2000
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English term or phrase: Animal Magnetism
This is the name Franz Anton Mesmer gave to his pseudo-scientific 18th century theory about magnetic forces which work on animate objects. It is often referred to as Mesmerism. In French, the original language of his manuscript, the phenomenon is called "Magnétisme Animal". I wonder if the Dutch word for it is "dierlijk magnetisme". Who could help me?
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Dierlijk magnetisme
Explanation:
The terms "dierlijk magnetisme" and "mesmerisme" are both used. There are quite a lot of internet sites in Dutch which refer to Mesmer and the dierlijk magnetisme, see for instance:
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Carla Zwanenberg
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naDierlijk magnetisme
Carla Zwanenberg


  

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Dierlijk magnetisme


Explanation:
The terms "dierlijk magnetisme" and "mesmerisme" are both used. There are quite a lot of internet sites in Dutch which refer to Mesmer and the dierlijk magnetisme, see for instance:


    Reference: http://home.circle.net/~tgpas/onlineliteratuur/ow/m.html
    Reference: http://www.delta.tudelft.nl/delta/jaargangen/29/29/boek.html
Carla Zwanenberg
Netherlands
Local time: 13:17
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