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  • Religion During The Scientific Revolution
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    The Scientific Revolution and it's Effect on Religion When the scientific revolution changed the way people saw the world. The movement helped shape the attitudes that made the scientific advances of the modern world possible. Many intellectual thoughts were developed about humanity's place in the universe and the universe it self. The new way of thinking advanced those living in the 1500 to 1700's dramatically. Through out Europe many individuals began to take the theories that had come to be a...
  • Used Galens Book
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    The Scientific Revolution: With the bringing of the Scientific Revolution came the Philosophers desire to know more about the world around them. As the search for knowledge grew many inventions and developments arose, such as the microscope and telescope. If it wasnt for those two inventions we wouldnt be able to see the world on the outside as well as on the inside; things that are imposable to see with the naked eye. This allowed them to make many studies about the planets and to see the stars...
  • Absolutism And Constitutionalism The Scientific Revolution
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    Western Civilization from 1589 to 1914 had many specific changes that contributed to the structure of the western world before World War I. In the absolutism state sovereignty is embodied in the person of the ruler. Kings were absolute kings and were responsible to no none except god. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries absolute rulers had to respect the fundamental laws of their land. They had to control competing jurisdictions, institutions or groups that were interested in their terri...
  • Different Scientists During The Scientific Revolution
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    Scientific Revolution The Scientific Revolution was a time of change and new thinking. Many innovators had new ideas about the earth and many other things, but most challenged the Church in thinking of these new concepts. This revolution was so important to the development of mankind that modern historians honor the phrase with initial capital letters. This change of thought took almost two centuries to become established in western Europe; today this prolonged crisis is known as the Scientific ...
  • Scientific Revolution And The Enlightenment
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    There were many people involved in the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment. Most of these people were fine scholars. It all started out with Copernicus and his book called On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres. This book marked the beginning of modern astrology. The current dispute at times echoes the tensions that existed in the sixteenth century between believers in the Copernican theory of the universe and the Ptolemaic established order, which preached that the earth was the cen...
  • Scientists And Philosophers Of The Scientific Revolution
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    It is with much hesitation one must call the era of Western scientific growth a revolution. By its very definition, a revolution implies massive political upheaval, occurring over a short period of time - a revolt, in short. In the case of the Scientific Revolution, however, the term does not exactly fit the definition. This revolution affected but a few people and happened over two to three centuries. The implications of Scientific Revolution, however, are far reaching. It was during this time ...
  • Leading Figures During The Scientific Revolution
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    The enlightenment refers to how by the 1700's, the scientific revolution had changed peoples understanding of both natural sciences and human activities. Enlightenment thinkers were what we call now, philosophers. They focused on applying reason and logic to the study of human nature and the improvement of society. Some enlighteneners claimed that there was no social contact. All of this required rulers to have the consent of government. One important philosopher was John Locke. This philosopher...
  • Scientists And Philosophers Of The Scientific Revolution
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    In the years following the age of the wars of religion, a revolution of different sorts caught hold across Europe. Many of the traditional views of the Church and Scholasticism were abandoned as scientists began looking at the world in a more secular sense, free of the dogmatic philosophy which dominated Western thought in previous centuries. Bacon's establishment of the importance of inductive reasoning, empiricism, and mathematics allowed scientists to view the universe in a more objective mat...
  • Astronomical Findings During The Scientific Revolution
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    To this question one can answer either 'yes' or 'no' and be correct with both conclusions as I will explain in this essay. It is all a matter of time. To the peasant, the servant and even the aristocracy of the sixteenth and seventeenth century, not only did the scientific revolution have little or no practical effect on their lives, most of them never even knew what it was or that it was happening. However, today in the twenty-first century not only are we aware that the scientific revolution t...
  • Evidence For Spiritual Beliefs
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    The scientific revolution of the 16th and 17th centuries transformed the way Europeans viewed the natural world. Through the discoveries of men such as Copernicus and Newton, the world of thought and deliberation was for the first time accessible to all people. As a consequence of this, mankind now wanted evidence and an explanation for occurrences and ideas previously taken for granted. This era brought on not only mathematical, scientific, and technical discoveries, but also challenged certain...

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