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Running head: U07A1 PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENCE U07A1 Carol McDaniel HUM1000 John Benson Philosophy and Science Capella University Turnitin Percentage Match: November, 2014 1
Running head: U07A1 PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENCE Consider the rise of modern science during the 17 th and 18 th centuries. How did enlightenment philosophers both define and contribute to the cultural development? In what particular, how did elements of science reasoning alter conceptions of the origin and limits of human knowledge? The scientific revolution originated in Europe and revolutionized the way scientists look at the world and formed different perspectives of mans views of society and nature. It emerged during the early modern period , when developments in mathematics , physics , astronomy , biology and chemistry were totally dispelled from mans original way of thinking and the scientific revolution which is known as the Renaissance period continued through the late 18th century, influencing the intellectual social movement known as the Enlightenment (Wiki). Advances in science have been termed "revolutions" since the 18th century; it has been the basis for controversy as to the origin of man for quite some time now. I have a niece that was a religious fanatic and was sure everything she read in the bible was the gospel truth until she went to Med. School in 2001. She came home a totally different person with totally different views that still have the family baffled. We strongly believe we were created by God and are descendants of Adam and Eve. Her beliefs in the scriptures and her religious teachings have all been replaced by what she refers to as “reason and knowledge” that are supported by scientific investigation. She tries to convince the family that every aspect of faith needs to be analyzed with logic. She went into college with these same views as the rest of the family but have since come to the conclusion that we could not have all come from two individual people because of all the different nationalities and diverse culture of people that exist in the world today. Her way of thinking makes the statement by Paul Brain more realistic. Paul stated that during the 17

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