- Name: Jacob Bronowski
- Born: 01/18/1908
- Died: 08/22/1974 (66 years old)
- Known for: The Ascent of Man
Jacob Bronowski (18 January 1908 – 22 August 1974) was a British mathematician and historian. He is best known for developing a humanistic approach to science, and as the presenter and writer of the thirteen part 1973 BBC television documentary series, and accompanying book, The Ascent of Man, which led to his regard as “one of the world’s most celebrated intellectuals”.
School: Jesus College, Cambridge
Birth Place: Łódź, Congress Poland, Russian Empire
Death Place: East Hampton, New York, U.S.
Jacob Bronowski quotes :
Every animal leaves traces of what it was man alone leaves traces of what he created.Jacob Bronowski
Man is unique not because he does science, and his is unique not because he does art, but because science and art equally are expressions of his marvelous plasticity of mind.Jacob Bronowski
You will die but the carbon will not its career does not end with you. It will return to the soil, and there a plant may take it up again in time, sending it once more on a cycle of plant and animal life.Jacob Bronowski
We are all afraid for our confidence, for the future, for the world. That is the nature of the human imagination. Yet every man, every civilization, has gone forward because of its engagement with what it has set itself to do.Jacob Bronowski