Merlin Cox

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Merlin Cox is a Ph.D. candidate at the Warburg Institute, funded by an AHRC doctoral award, and a veteran freelance editor of trade and academic books. His thesis investigates the renaissance of Iamblichean theurgy in the philosophies of Marsilio Ficino and Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa. He is a series editor of the Black Mirror Research Network on esoteric art, and co-edited and co-translated the Compendium rarissimum totius artis magicae (Touch Me Not, 2017). He holds an MA in Cultural and Intellectual History 1300–1650 from the Warburg Institute.