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Inductive Method The inductive method, also referred to as the scientific method, is a process of using observations to develop general principles about a specific subject. A group of similar specimens, events, or subjects are first observed and studied; finding from the
Empiricism empirical method or practice.
heliocentric theory The heliocentric model is a theory that places the Sun as the center of the universe, and the planets orbiting around it.
paleograph tool for data visualization in palaeontology
numismatics the study or collection of currency, including coins, tokens, paper money, and related objects
cognito ergo sum is a philosophical Latin statement proposed by René Descartes. I think therefore I am.
Montaigne February 28, 1533 – September 13, 1592, was one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre and is popularly thought of as the father of Modern Skepticism.
New Atlantis A quarterly journal devoted to science and technology issues and their relation to social and political affairs.
Advancement of Learning written by Francis Bacon.
Vesalius (31 December 1514 – 15 October 1564) was an anatomist, physician, and author of one of the most influential books on human anatomy, De humani corporis fabrica (On the Fabric of the Human Body).
William Harvey (1 April 1578 – 3 June 1657) was an English physician who was the first person to describe completely and in detail the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the body by the heart.
Leeuwenhoek commonly known as "the Father of Microbiology", and considered to be the first microbiologist
Tycho Brahe was a Danish nobleman known for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical and planetary observations.
Pierre Bayle was a French philosopher and writer best known for his seminal work the Historical and Critical Dictionary, published beginning in 1695.
Edmund Halley was an English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist who is best known for computing the orbit of the eponymous Halley's comet.
Richard Simon was a French biblical critic.
Jean Mabillon was a French Benedictine monk and scholar, considered the founder of palaeography and diplomatic.
James Usher prolific scholar, who most famously published a chronology that purported to establish the time and date of the creation as the night preceding Sunday, 23 October 4004 BC, according to the proleptic Julian calendar.
biblical criticism analyzing the bible in a skeptical way
Gregorian calender also known as the Western calendar, or Christian calendar, is the internationally accepted civil calendar.
The Prince is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli.
Two Treatises of Government is a work of political philosophy published anonymously in 1689 by John Locke.
Leviathan The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil, commonly called Leviathan, is a book written by Thomas Hobbes which was published in 1651.
Samuel Pufendorf was a German jurist, political philosopher, economist, statesman, and historian
Hugo Grotius With Francisco de Vitoria and Alberico Gentili he laid the foundations for international law, based on natural law. He was also a philosopher, theologian, Christian apologist, playwright, and poet.
Kepler was a German mathematician, astronomer and astrologer. A key figure in the 17th century scientific revolution, he is best known for his eponymous laws of planetary motion, codified by later astronomers, based on his works Astronomia nova, Harmonices Mundi
On the Revolutions of Heavenly Orbs the Alexandrine astronomer Claudius Ptolemais elaborated a system of the heavens that adequately described all of the observed motions of the Sun, Moon, stars, and planets. The Earth sat unmoving at the center of an unchanging universe while the "heavens
Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy Isaac Newton's major work, in which he sets out a mechanical theory explaining almost every phenomenon observed in the Universe.
Reasonableness of Christianity Theologians cannot find God by themselves. John Locke said that the Word is through Jesus Christ. This is reasonable to the common mind.
Essay Concerning the Human Understanding by John Locke concerns the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. He describes the mind at birth as a blank slate (tabula rasa, although he did not use those actual words) filled later through experience.
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