"Aristotle, as Leroi makes wonderfully clear, exemplifies one kind of scientific aptitude. He was an enthralled observer of the natural world, bedazzled by data, seeking causal explanations not in abstract numbers but in concrete details acquired through avid sense perception."
Monday, November 3, 2014
Bodies of Knowledge
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein reviewed The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science, by Armand Marie Leroi, at The New York Times.