Friday, June 10, 2016

Charles Darwin on Aristotle

As biology came to the fore, it was realized that Aristotle was the greatest biologist until the eighteenth century.  Darwin made the enthusiast remark, “Linnaeus and Cuvier have been my two gods; but they were mere schoolboys compared to Aristotle.” ~ J H Randall

(Source: Aristotle by J H Randall; Chapter: Understanding Natural Processes) 

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