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Copernicus Aim to glorify God, said the sun was the center of the universe, and the earth no different than any other planet
Johannes Kepler student of Brahe, said that planetary motion conforms to mathematical formula, and planets do not move at uniform speeds in their orbits.
Galileo Galilei Early practitioner of the experimental method, created mathematical formula for acceleration of falling objects, law of inertia, and is known for his discoveries using the telescope
Isaac Newton far from the perfect rationalist, blended inductive and deductive methods, and he argues for a universe governed by natural laws
Francis Bacon known as the father of the scientific revolution, created the Inductive Method, emphasized on practical, useful knowledge
Rene Descartes developed the significance of doubt, the deductive method, and said that spatial relationships can be expressed in mathematical formulas, known as the father of “analytical geometry”.
Causes of the Scientific Revolution Medieval Intellectual Life and Medieval Universities, the Italian Renaissance, renewed emphasis on mathematics, renaissance system of patronage, navigational problems of long sea voyages, better scientific instruments.
Scientific Revolution Time period where science was valued. Many important discoveries, mathematics, and ideas were produced during this time.
Consequences of the Scientific Revolution rise of the “scientific community”, modern scientific method, a universe ordered according to natural laws, laws discovered by human reason, de-Spiritualized and de-mystified the universe, mechanical view of the universe, deistic view of god.
Royal Society of London a scientific community in London.
Deism The belief ,based on reason, in a God who created the universe and then abandoned it. Leaving humans to have absolute control on themselves.
Church’s views of Universe vs. Scientific The earth is the center on the universe vs. the sun is the center of the universe.
Scientific Method A method of performing an experiment following a set guidline such as developing a testable question, develop a hypothesis, and identify variables.
Printing Press A device that duplicates a text. It was an important part in the Scientific Revolution because information was able to be reproduced faster and easier.
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