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Deep Things out of DarknessA History of Natural History$
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John G. T. Anderson

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780520273764

Published to California Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520273764.001.0001

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. A Wonderful Man

. A Wonderful Man

Aristotle and Greek Natural History

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(p.14) TWO . A Wonderful Man
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Deep Things out of Darkness
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John G. T. Anderson

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520273764.003.0003

In which formal natural history flowers in Hellenic and Alexandrian cultures. Aristotle’s life, students, and the impact of his relationship with Alexander the Great is discussed; Aristotle’s “Four Causes” are related to Tinbergen’s “Four Whys” in the development of a modern science; and Theophrastus’s contribution to botany is mentioned.

Keywords:   Aristotle, Theophrastus, Alexander the Great, Athens, Persian Empire, Macedon, Four Causes

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