HIS 4b Lecture 15 Scientific Revolution

HIS 4b Lecture 15 Scientific Revolution - 3-4Scientific...

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Unformatted text preview: 3-4Scientific Revolution Theories of Nature of Science Thomas Kuhn scientists arent mere testing machines, they have ideas scientists are non-scientific the Paradigm people relate their theories to other theories and to a broad over-arching concept is such a thing such as ancient science as we understand it had a working model, a paradigm the earth is stationary in the center of the universe stars revolve in a crystalline sphere around the earth the sun is mounted on a crystalline sphere as well, propelled by the 1st sphere planets just wandered it worked, predicted the position of the stars and the sun everyday of the year Two Sphere Universe problem of planets Ptolemy each plant is mounted on a sphere made up of 2 spheres Equant another device to to explain the movement of planets Aristotelian Physics earth-centered & finite universe wind, fire, water, earth the earth is always al the center explains why when you through something up it always comes down...
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HIS 4b Lecture 15 Scientific Revolution - 3-4Scientific...

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