Fritjof Capra. · Rating details · ratings · 70 reviews. Leonardo da Vinci’s scientific explorations were virtually unknown during his lifetime, despite their. Drawing on over pages of Leonardo’s surviving notebooks, acclaimed scientist and bestselling author Fritjof Capra reveals Leonardo’s. But he was also, Fritjof Capra argues, a profoundly modern man. Not only did Leonardo invent the empirical scientific method over a century before Galileo and .

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I very lenardo enjoyed this read. I realise that there are literally thousands of books written on Leonardo, from diverse perspectives. Capra has been the focus of over 50 television interviews, documentaries, and talk shows in Europe, the United States, Brazil, Argentina, and Japan, and has been featured in major international magazines and newspapers.

What he tragically didn’t understand about scie In order to be an artist, you need to observe carefully. No trivia or quizzes yet. Aug 07, Paul rated it really liked it. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. But until I’m independently wealthy and have unlimited time, reading other’s scholarship will have to do.

I learned so much about the great Leonardo. Along this path one continually encounters an intensely curious thinker who continually strives to discover the truth.

Rated three stars for “Ok if you have nothing better to do with your time. Fritjof Capra’s biography enlightens of Leonardo da Vinci’s diversified talents and re-emphasizes why the classical genius remains so well regarded through the centuries. Read this in high school when I had scienfe huge crush on Leo da Vinci.

The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the Great Genius of the Renaissance

View all 5 comments. Published October 30th by Doubleday first published Leonardo was hundreds of years ahead of his time frigjof many of his scientific observations.


The cream paper and brown text isn’t a major shift from standard black and white, but it makes the book feel extremely special, and well thought out.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Little else is known outside of the writings of these early biographers about da Vinci’s youth or his personal side – yet there is less doubt as to his persona in his older years. Account Options Sign in.

Pemikiran-pemikirannya yang jauh melampaui zamannya. Selected pages Page This book is about a man who could have fritjo been the father of modern science, if only he’d published and dispersed his observations during his lifetime.

Contrary to the opinions expressed by my fellow critics.

Not that my art, science, or engineering understanding is anywhere comparable. The ideas of depth perception, perspective Feb 24, Alea rated it it was amazing Shelves: Really nice treatment of an aspect of LDV’s genius not often considered at length – the extremely integrative, systems-level nature of his intelligence and practice.

Seperti kata-kata Leonardo dalam buku ini, “Mereka tidak mengetahui bahawa observasiku lebih berharga karena diturunkan langsung dari pengalaman, ketimbang dari kata-kata orang sdience, dan alam adalah kekasih bagi mereka yang telah menulis dengan baik.

Dec 02, Pages.

The Science of Leonardo

My library Help Advanced Book Search. The book starts out with a biography of his life, acpra some of his main interests, and his accomplishments in painting, military engineering, and theatre. While da Vinci’s artistic and scientific achievements are well known, the personal aspects of the man have been shrouded in mystery for centuries. Lucid and spirited, it sparks a whole series of ideas and questions for further investigation. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Please try again later. Fortunately he shared his art, toppling old ideas and radically changing the perception of how art should be done.


Disertai dengan gambar-gambar dari hasil eksplorasi ilmiahnya yang sangat mendetail. It made me understand a little about how other people before the modern era have talked about ecience and matter and spirit. I cannot even imagine anyone scjence talented and to think that he was self-taught with no formal training is incredible.

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Sebuah lukisan yang seperti dikatakan Capra sendiri”Adalah kritik tajam seni terhadap kedunguan perang. Capra’s unequivocal praise could have been spiced with some objectivity. Man I wish I was smarter. Biographical stuff about Leonardo and a fditjof effort at fitting him into the role of “first true scientist.

Dec 02, Denise rated it really liked it Shelves: His extremely curious mind, amazing, almost superhuman powers of concentration, and his ability to memorize and synthesize huge amounts of information led to a level of ,eonardo in both science and art that has been rarely surpassed. I found the sckence half of the story the more factual and biographical half to be more enjoyable and interesting than the latter half. This books points out what he got right and what he got wrong in optics, geology, physics, mechanics, anatomy, wave theory, and on and on.

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