The Polymath: A Cultural History from Leonardo Da Vinci to Susan Sontag by Peter Burke

The Polymath: A Cultural History from Leonardo Da Vinci to Susan Sontag

Peter Burke

nonfiction history science challenging informative slow-paced

352 pages | first published 2020

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From Leonardo Da Vinci to Oliver Sacks: the first history of the western polymath, from the Renaissance to the present "An absorbing group portrait and intellectual history."--Kirkus Reviews From Leonardo Da Vinci to John Dee and Comenius, from ...
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