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The Resource The lagoon : how Aristotle invented science, Armand Marie Leroi ; with translations from the Greek by Simon MacPherson and original illustrations by David Koutsogiannopoulos

The lagoon : how Aristotle invented science, Armand Marie Leroi ; with translations from the Greek by Simon MacPherson and original illustrations by David Koutsogiannopoulos

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The lagoon : how Aristotle invented science
Title
The lagoon
Title remainder
how Aristotle invented science
Statement of responsibility
Armand Marie Leroi ; with translations from the Greek by Simon MacPherson and original illustrations by David Koutsogiannopoulos
Title variation
How Aristotle invented science
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Translator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In The Lagoon, acclaimed biologist Armand Marie Leroi recovers Aristotle's science. He revisits Aristotle's writings and the places where he worked. He goes to the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos to see the creatures that Aristotle saw, where he saw them. He explores Aristotle's observations, his deep ideas, his inspired guesses--and the things he got wildly wrong. He shows how Aristotle's science is deeply intertwined with his philosophical system and reveals that he was not only the first biologist, but also one of the greatest
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10358124
Cataloging source
DLC
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Leroi, Armand Marie
Dewey number
570.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH331
LC item number
.L5285 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • MacPherson, Simon
  • Koutsogiannopoulos, David
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  • Aristotle
  • Biology
  • Biology
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how Aristotle invented science
Label
The lagoon : how Aristotle invented science, Armand Marie Leroi ; with translations from the Greek by Simon MacPherson and original illustrations by David Koutsogiannopoulos
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-486) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
At Erato -- The island -- The known world -- The anatomies -- Natures -- The dolphin's snore -- The instruments -- The bird winds -- The soul of the cuttlefish -- Foam -- The valley of sheep -- Recipe for an oyster -- Figs, honey, fish -- The stone forest -- Kosmos -- The strait of Pyrrha
Control code
1055682
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
501 pages
Isbn
9780670026746
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014021366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670026746
  • (OCoLC)870919602
Label
The lagoon : how Aristotle invented science, Armand Marie Leroi ; with translations from the Greek by Simon MacPherson and original illustrations by David Koutsogiannopoulos
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-486) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
At Erato -- The island -- The known world -- The anatomies -- Natures -- The dolphin's snore -- The instruments -- The bird winds -- The soul of the cuttlefish -- Foam -- The valley of sheep -- Recipe for an oyster -- Figs, honey, fish -- The stone forest -- Kosmos -- The strait of Pyrrha
Control code
1055682
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
501 pages
Isbn
9780670026746
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014021366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670026746
  • (OCoLC)870919602

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