Leonardo Da Vinci Contributions To Science

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To what Extent did Leonardo da Vinci Contribute to Math, Art, and Science? The Renaissance was a rebirth of Greek and Roman ideas, that took place in the late fourteenth through early seventeenth century. The rebirth of human reason began in Italy and particularly in Florence. Italy had been rapidly moving away from the medieval era. The Renaissance movement had begun on a scholarly level, with humanists writers, but was clearly linked with the scientific developments, change, and growth of capitalistic rather than feudal economic structures. Scholars and many philosophers, started to develop a new way to look at life. New concepts of math, science, and art, were the bridge between the middle and modern ages. The growth of national identities …show more content…
The curious mind of da Vinci was one that aided many other scientists to discover new methods and theories, that later changed the world. “Numerous of sketches have been found that include anatomy, physiology and experiments, that were done by Leonardo himself”, ( Reti, 240). As seen in figure 5, a drawing shows a man in anatomical state. Leonardo drew this picture using proportions too. The drawing can tie math and art, while being science related. The drawing combines research from Leonardo’s own discoveries and that of his own beliefs. Another image that Leonardo drew was “Child In Womb”, seen in image 6. Leonardo da Vinci studied the human anatomy of the uterus, to discover how a child is formed inside the mother. The findings of Leonardo helped many scientists uncover what they needed for their own theories. “Leonardo da Vinci’s discoveries went above and beyond his time period”, ( Wallace, …show more content…
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