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Aristotle to zoos

P. B. Medawar

Aristotle to zoos

a philosophical dictionary of biology

by P. B. Medawar

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementP. B. Medawar and J. S. Medawar.
ContributionsMedawar, J. S.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 305 p.
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19543591M

Aristotle (/ ˈ ær ɪ s t ɒ t əl /; Greek: Ἀριστοτέλης Aristotélēs, pronounced [aristotélɛːs]; – BC) was a Greek philosopher and polymath during the Classical period in Ancient by Plato, he was the founder of the Lyceum, the Peripatetic school of philosophy, and the Aristotelian tradition. His writings cover many subjects including physics, biology. Aristotle's biology is the theory of biology, grounded in systematic observation and collection of data, mainly zoological, embodied in Aristotle's books on the science. Many of his observations were made during his stay on the island of Lesbos, including especially his descriptions of the marine biology of the Pyrrha lagoon, now the Gulf of Kalloni. His theory is based on his concept of form, which derives from .

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Review of Aristotle to Zoos Stephen Kendrick Unitarian Universalist Society of Howard County Agail Place Columbia, Maryland This delightful collection of definitions, essays, and witty opinions is less a reference book than a bedside browsing companion for the biology-minded reader. The rewards of such scattered and. In History of Animals Aristotle analyzes "differences"‒in parts, activities, modes of life, and character‒across the animal kingdom, in preparation for establishing their causes, which are the concern of his other zoological works. Over species of animals are considered: shellfish, insects, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals‒including human beings.


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Dur­ing this time, he may have done some of the nat­ural inves­ti­ga­tions that later became The His­tory of Ani­mals, the ear­li­est known zoo­log­i­cal ency­clo­pe­dia ( BCE). At the end of Aristotle’s stay in Mysia, he moved to Les­bos (an adja­cent island).

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