Chapter Seven

Chapter Seven - Chapter Seven Science and the Wilder...

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Chapter Seven- Science and the Wilder Culture I. Scientific revolution coincides with the beginnings of modern capitalism a. Mark Weber inspired Puritanism and science thesis i. Puritans also concerned with social factors: rise of bourgeoisie, origins of capitalism and move towards political reform. b. Craftsman and scholar thesis base on assumption that economic factors played major part in development of renaissance science II. Some view science as natural philosophy while some see it as set of craft techniques or procedure for understanding/ controlling nature a. Bacon- believed natural philosophy capable o providing support or imperial stature - nature can be investigated by same method as a lawsuit in courtroom trial - problem with truth was convincing others that truth is properly part of a statesman’s concerns b. The Royal Society - Solution to knowledge problem were seen as solutions to problem of how to establish and maintain order in the state - Also influence of political considerations on development
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