The Scientific Genius of Leonardo da Vinci

Mar 29, 2019 360

A Lecture by Fritjof Capra Leonardo da Vinci, the great master painter and genius of the Renaissance, has been the subject of hundreds of scholarly and popular books. However, there are surprisingly few books about Leonardo's science. Moreover, most authors who have discussed his scientific work have looked at it through Newtonian lenses, which has often prevented them from understanding its essential nature.

In this lecture, Fritjof Capra will present a novel interpretation of Leonardo's genius from the perspective of 21st-century scientific thought. What will emerge will be an image of Leonardo da Vinci as a systemic thinker, ecologist, and pioneer of ecodesign and biomimicry.

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