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The science of Leonardo : inside the mind of the great genius of the Renaissance / Fritjof Capra.

Capra, Fritjof. (Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson County Public Library B DA VINCI (Text) 39493106279872 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Macon County Public Library 509.2 C (Text) 39493106382379 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385513906
  • ISBN: 0385513909
  • Physical Description: xx, 329 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2007]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-307) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1: Leonardo, the man -- Infinite grace -- The universal man -- The Florentine -- A well-employed life -- 2: Leonardo, the scientist -- Science in the Renaissance -- Science born of experience -- Geometry done with motion -- Pyramids of light -- The eye, the senses, and the soul -- "Read me, O reader, if in my words you find delight".
Summary, etc.:
Drawing on an examination of Leonardo da Vinci's surviving notebooks, a biographical portrait of the Renaissance genius focuses on his scientific accomplishments, describing his contributions to such fields as human anatomy, engineering, and optics.
Subject: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 > Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
Scientists > Italy > History > To 1500 > Biography.
Scientists > Italy > History > 16th century > Biography.
Science, Renaissance.
Genre: Biographies.

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