Sci 7

Sci 7 - Class 7 Tuesday 12:56 PM Mathematical study of...

This preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

Class 7 Tuesday, April 22, 2008 12:56 PM Mathematical study of motion and mechanics All motion inertial Motion is inertial Motion is quanittive No hierarchy between states of rest and motion Law of falling bodies The rate of the falling object is proportional to the square of the time it has been falling {arabolic path of projectiles result of th e mixing of two motions 12:56 Account for motion in a completely different way Each type of motion is unique Motivated by praticular objects in the universe

This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document
Motion in aristotilian world view It's not movement, it's also understood as growth Rose from seed to flower is motion Desire motivates seed to become flower Until someone depersonalizes matter, to make science quantatative, you're stuck in aristotilian way of thinking Galileo gives two All motion is inertail " is quantitative No hierarchy between states of rest and motion Unless, externally something interupts the rest of an object, it does nothing Aritotle has a goal It'll stop when it hits the ground cuz it reached it's goal The motion of my arm transfers to the ball
It was inconcievable Don't understand so many different sciences weren't there to account for the hole this new way of thinking would have left No genetics to explain rose Motion and subjectivity, spirits were entwined

This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 10

Sci 7 - Class 7 Tuesday 12:56 PM Mathematical study of...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document
Ask a homework question - tutors are online