Leonardo: The First Scientist

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9780316648462: Leonardo: The First Scientist

White's level-headed assessments of the scientific content of Leonardo's surviving works are characteristically clear and easy to follow . . . [White] sifts fact from opinion in the works of his predecessors, and conveys his own enthusiasm and admiration for his subject ( LITERARY REVIEW)

A lively and often informative book ( SUNDAY TIMES)

By focusing on the motivational aspects of science, White successfully expands the definition of the term "scientist" . . . [Leonardo's] spirit is present in White's careful scholarship and independence of mind ( TES)

Wholly fascinating. ( INDEPENDENT)

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This book is both a revelatory biography and an accessible study of Leonardo's life and multi-faceted work as a scientist and engineer. It covers all aspects of the man's life but is also a re-interpretation of the voluminous evidence to paint an original picture of Leonardo da Vinci not only as the archetypal polymath, but as the first true scientist. Topics include:

* A detailed investigation of how Leonardo's manuscripts and notebooks were lost to the world and kept secret during his own lifetime and how this altered the progress of science.

* A thorough analysis of his work as a scientist and how he predated many of the great figures of the 16th and 17th centuries, including Galileo, Kepler, William Harvey, Francis Bacon and Isaac Newton.

* A detailed look at how Leonardo's scientific understanding influenced his approach to painting and sculpture.

* Leonardo's legacy - what did Leonardo leave in his notebooks and how may they be viewed in the light of modern scientific understanding? What did he achieve in science?

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White, Michael
Editorial: Little, Brown (2000)
ISBN 10: 0316648469 ISBN 13: 9780316648462
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