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write the book report in a way like you’re explaining it to your grandmother Onl

write the book report in a way like you’re explaining it to your grandmother Only use the reading provided pages 1-27. 
prompt: Explain the physical theory nature and the mathematical theory of nature and the functional theory of nature and cover Northrop’s comparison and contrasts of the three theories of nature. 
Questions to help guide the report :
Science and First Principles
Chapter 1
The Significance of Contemporary Scientific Thought
What is Northrop’s argument for why it is necessary to go back and study the development of science in Ancient Greece with regard to problems in contemporary science?
Greek Science
What according to Northop is the meaning behind Thales’ declaration “All things are full of gods”?
The Physical Theory of Nature
Explain the physical theory of nature (physicality)
According to Northrop, what the two immediate facts observed by the Thales and Heraclitus?
According to Northrop why is what Thales and Heraclitus noticed is universal in its character?
According to Northrop what is the significance of Parmenides? What is the contradiction that Parmenides discovers?
According to Northrop what does “being” mean in relation to the physical? Why does this make science possible?
The Mathematical Theory of Nature
Explain the mathematical theory of nature (rationality)
Try your best to explain that according to Northrop what led some to believe that the real was rational as opposed to physical?
What is according to Northrop the similarities and differences between the physical and mathematical theories of nature?
What are the three consequences of the mathematical theory of nature?
[Note don’t worry and the fallacy of affirming the consequent]
The Functional Theory of Nature
Explain the functional theory of nature (functionality)
What is the significance of Aristotle for this theory?
Why according to Northrop does Aristotle reject “being” for a philosophy of “becoming”?
What is the significance of organization (form and material cause) in Aristotle’s philosophy?
What is it that led Aristotle to the principle in becoming in terms of generation, organization, matter, and form?
Why does the real change its properties?
Why is abstraction important and how does it differ from the method of the mathematical theory of nature?
The Problem of Matter and Form
Why does Ancient Greek science have a philosophical character? How is this different from Modern science?
Why must the Moderns reconceptualize their understanding of philosophy?
On P. 25 Northrop lists for each theory its five principles. List them all for each theory. Which principles do each of the three theories have in common and which ones differ?

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