Generation of Animals


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Generation of Animals (or On the Generation of Animals; Greek: Περὶ ζῴων γενέσεως (Peri Zoion Geneseos); Latin: De Generatione Animalium)

Book 1: Sexual Parts, Semen & Sexual Generation

Book 2: Sexes, Embryo Development & Sterility

Book 3: Birds, Fish, Cephalopods, Insects, Bees & Testacea

Book 4: Causes of Sex, Heredity & Teratology

Book 5: Distinction between Necessity and the Final Cause

Charles Darwin wrote: "Linnaeus and Cuvier have been my two gods, though in very different ways, but they were mere schoolboys to old Aristotle." (Life and Letters, vol. iii, p. 252) - Summary by Geoffrey Edwards (8 hr 18 min)

Chapters

Book I 1-5 (715a) 18:09 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book I 6-16 (717b) 22:14 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book I 17-18 (721a) 35:22 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book I 19-20 (726a) 19:43 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book I 21-23 (729a) 14:40 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book II 1 (731b) 26:27 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book II 2-3 (735a) 15:33 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book II 4-5 (737b) 28:39 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book II 6 (741b) 27:43 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book II 7-8 (745b) 23:07 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book III 1 (749a) 17:42 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book III 2-3 (752a) 18:15 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book III 4-8 (755a) 20:04 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book III 9-10 (758a) 19:00 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book III 11 (761a) 17:22 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book IV 1 (763b) 21:34 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book IV 2-3 (766b) 22:08 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book IV 4 (769b) 24:13 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book IV 5-7 (773a) 20:23 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book IV 8-10 (776a) 13:42 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book V 1 (778a) 20:34 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book V 2-5 (781a) 27:59 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book V 6-8 (785b) 24:06 Read by Geoffrey Edwards