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27. Natural Reality / G. Biology / 1. Biology

[scientific study of living things]

3 ideas
Germs contain microscopic organs, which become visible as they grow [Anaxagoras]
Eurytus showed that numbers underlie things by making pictures of creatures out of pebbles [Eurytus, by Aristotle]
Biology is a type of engineering, not a search for laws of nature [Dennett]