A History of the Life Sciences, Revised and Expanded by Lois N. Magner

By Lois N. Magner

I skimmed this ebook for history details, and used to be inspired that Magner's didn't interpret and choose old heritage on a latest technology foundation, yet really offered and evaluated every one scientist as he handled the data he had, answering the questions awarded to him via the tradition during which he lived. Magner additionally did rather well explaining medical principles to me -- a a bit of scientifically trained, yet non-science significant.

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Mind contained all knowledge and controlled all living things, and Mind alone possessed the power of initiating motion. In Anaxagoras's scheme Mind plays the role Empedocles ascribed to Love and Strife. In the beginning all things existed in a homogeneous, motionless mixture. The universe as we know it began when Mind initiated a localized rotational motion or vortex that continuously increased so that all things were mixed, separated, and divided. The dense was separated from the fine, hot from cold, light from dark, and moist from dry.

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