O trabalho científico de Leonardo era praticamente desconhecido ao longo de sua vida. Agora Fritjof Capra revela que Leonardo foi, em muito sentidos. Fritjof Capra. · Rating details · ratings · 70 reviews. Leonardo da Vinci’s scientific explorations were virtually unknown during his lifetime, despite their. : Ciencia De Leonardo, La Naturaleza Profunda De La Mente ( ) by FRITJOF CAPRA and a great selection of similar New, Used .

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I was amazed by the length of time and amount of thought and concentration that went into his works of art some took several years to finish.

Mar 14, Amber rated it really liked it. I’d now like to learn more of Galileo and Pythagorus, of course.

And oddly, this is where the book hits it’s only snag. Probably the most fascinating part was read Leonardo Da Vinci is a most fascinating person to read about. What can I say, Leonardo da Vinci was wicked smart. Oct 15, Jenny rated it really liked it Shelves: Nothing outside the paradigm of our current status quo, though, so not up my alley at all really. The science section shows what a genius Da Vinci really was, but at times the author’s love of Da Vinci seems to overwhelm any objectivity.

Disertai dengan gambar-gambar dari hasil eksplorasi ilmiahnya yang sangat mendetail. Feb 24, Alea rated it it was amazing Shelves: Cara Leonardo bereksplorasi dalam pengamatan-pengamatan ilmiah yang dilakukan.

Probably the most fascinating part was reading about the innovative art techniques he developed that were quite radical and awe-inspiring in his cienciia.

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

I cannot even imagine anyone more talented and to think that he was self-taught with no formal training is incredible. And because he was an honest researcher who wanted to learn about everything he went from being ‘unlearned’ he never got a formal education to creating studies of anatomy, fluid dynamics, mechanical engineering, painting, sculpting, botany, aerodynamics! Thanks for telling us about the problem. A great read for any who are interested in fritjoc ancestors of the modern scientist.

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 ciencoa centuries.


Far greater was his knowledge than previously known because after his death his notebooks were scattered all fritmof Europe and even in the modern day people like Bill Gates have been piecing them back together to see his genius once again. Will be of great interest leonaedo science historical biography fanciers. The two shared a similar outlook on knowlege, I decided to read this book because Leonardo’s drawing the Vitruvian Man has been mentioned in my Feldenkrais training many times.

This book is about a man who could have easily been the father of modern science, if only he’d published and dispersed his observations during his lifetime. Also, I envy that he could take three years to complete a masterpiece, The Last Super.

All of his notebooks are in various museums except for one. This book was stolen out of my car over a month ago when I was about halfway through it. While da Vinci’s artistic and scientific achievements are well known, the personal aspects of the man have been shrouded in mystery for centuries. I found all of it very interesting and well written. Lenardo else is known outside While da Vinci’s artistic and scientific achievements are well known, the personal aspects of the man have been shrouded in mystery for centuries.

I realise that there are literally thousands of books written on Leonardo, from diverse perspectives. He studied the flight patterns of birds to create some of the first human flying machines; designed military weapons and defenses; studied optics, hydraulics, ce the workings of the human circulatory system; and created designs for rebuilding Milan, employing principles still used by city planners today. He felt that we would be wise to respect nature and learn from her. A lovely and well-noted book promoting DaVinci’s extensive investigations into multiple branches of science.

The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the Great Genius of the Renaissance by Fritjof Capra

But overall the book is fantastic, written intelligently but without falling into the impressed-with-their-own-intellect style that so many non fiction books do, and without dumbing the writing down. Books by Fritjof Capra. Soffri rated it liked it Sep 07, It was a story inside the mind of Leonardo de Vinci and even though it was all factual and didn’t have a story line I finished it in a day and a half.


He recognized that animals could feel pain and this led him to be more compassionate.

A Ciência de Leonardo da Vinci: Um Mergulho Profundo na Mente do Grande Gênio da Renascença

Kevin rated it liked it Apr 07, There’s also a biography in the first half of the book, but it seemed pretty much the same as other biographies of Leonardo. Leonardo was the master of the Renaissance, excelling in engineering, mathematics, chemistry, anatomy, optics, aeronautics, as well as painting.

Quotes from The Science of Le Nuno Medeiros rated it liked it Dec 20, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Drawing on over 6, pages of Leonardo’s surviving notebooks, acclaimed scientist and bestselling author Fritjof Capra reveals Leonardo’s artistic approach to scientific knowledge and his organic and ecological worldview.

But until I’m independently wealthy and have unlimited time, reading other’s scholarship will have to do. Stefano Cecere rated it liked it Jan 02, Not that my art, science, or engineering understanding is anywhere comparable.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This books points out what he got right and what he got wrong in optics, geology, physics, mechanics, dapra, wave theory, and on oeonardo on. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

One technique he invented and mastered was “sfumato” – the viencia art of blending and melting shades into one another, creating more of a 3D effect. Then in the leoardo half, really getting into the meat of it, Leonardo’s accomplishments in different branches of the sciences. My main takeaway from this book? Capra delves into the life of an artist, scientist, designer, architect, botanist, anatomist, engineer, and musician who won’t be held back by the restraints of classical writ The Science of Leonardo is the most inspirational and interesting book that I have read in the last ten years.