By Lois N. Magner
I skimmed this publication for heritage details, and used to be inspired that Magner's didn't interpret and decide old historical past on a contemporary technology foundation, yet fairly awarded and evaluated every one scientist as he handled the knowledge he had, answering the questions provided to him through the tradition within which he lived. Magner additionally did rather well explaining clinical rules to me -- a just a little scientifically trained, yet non-science significant.
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All the species that survived into the fourth stage were those with special courage or skills or speed that allowed them to protect, preserve, and reproduce themselves. According to Empedocles, all living things are composed of a particular mixture of elements. Each kind of being seeks its natural place according to the mixture of elements it contains. Trees are still attached to the earth because they have more earth in their nature; fish obviously have more water, while birds have more air and fire in their composition.
Aristotle's goal was to find general principles that would allow scientists to organize many diverse organisms. He suggested the use of "essential traits" to form natural groups. It is the species rather than the individual that exhibits the essence that is eternal. Therefore, the philosopher must study the nature of the species and its specific characteristics. In other words, the philosopher must study the nature of man, rather than the accidents that make up a particular man such as Socrates or Aristotle.
A History of the Life Sciences, Revised and Expanded by Lois N. Magner