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The Resource The science of Leonardo : inside the mind of the great genius of the Renaissance, Fritjof Capra

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

Label
The science of Leonardo : inside the mind of the great genius of the Renaissance
Title
The science of Leonardo
Title remainder
inside the mind of the great genius of the Renaissance
Statement of responsibility
Fritjof Capra
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Capra, Fritjof
Dewey number
  • 509.2
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q143.L5
LC item number
C37 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leonardo
  • Leonardo
  • Scientists
  • Scientists
  • Science, Renaissance
Label
The science of Leonardo : inside the mind of the great genius of the Renaissance, Fritjof Capra
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-307) and index
Contents
pt. 1: Leonardo, the man -- Infinite grace -- The universal man -- The Florentine -- A well-employed life -- pt. 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"
Control code
ocn213447512
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
xx, 329 p.
Isbn
9781400078837
Lccn
2009368209
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)213447512
Label
The science of Leonardo : inside the mind of the great genius of the Renaissance, Fritjof Capra
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-307) and index
Contents
pt. 1: Leonardo, the man -- Infinite grace -- The universal man -- The Florentine -- A well-employed life -- pt. 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"
Control code
ocn213447512
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
xx, 329 p.
Isbn
9781400078837
Lccn
2009368209
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)213447512

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