HistoryNotes-11-18-05 - 11/18/05 - History Notes Essay 1 -...

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11/18/05 - History Notes Essay 1 - Illustrate how the 4 developments challenge traditional thought * Intro * 4 Paragraphs (1/Development) * Conclusion NOTES : * Sociology * Maybe Western Way was best way * 3rd World Countries - Primitive * Which way is the best way? "Whatever works." * Conflict of cultures * Skepticism - shows that all beliefs are relative - they vary from time to time, from place to place * Pierre Baile - Leading skeptic of the period - Work entitled "Thoughts on the Comment" - Dismisses superstition * Writes a historical dictionary - truth is an opinion, it is foolish to hold on to one's own belief as the "right way" * No opinion is worth burning your neighbor * Calls for more toleration among people * Transitioning from superstition to Science * One place that is affected * Scientific method worked into the legal system - before being convicted, evidence was being required to prove innocence or guilt
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* In Great Britain, hearsay evidence would not be tolerated * After 1696 - those
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course HIST-MASH AP Europea taught by Professor Achenbach during the Fall '06 term at Allegheny.

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