The Science of Leonardo


National Public Radio interviewed Fritjof Capra on the topic of Leonardo Da Vinci.

Capra’s book looks into Leonardo’s insights in the studies of metaphoric patterns between forms in nature – for example he observes the formal similarities between rivers and the veins in the human body.


Listen to the recorded audio interview on the NPR website >

Related in this Blog:

“Gregory Bateson, Mind and Nature” >>

Related Elsewhere:

Capra, F. (2007). The science of Leonardo inside the mind of the great genius of the Renaissance. New York: Doubleday. (Bibliographic details via

Capra’s Website covering his book on Leonardo:
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