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Core 1: Weekly Response Week #3Name: Arelis Beleche Date: 1/31/17----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Lecturer: Christopher VineyLecture Title: Shifting the Origin: The Legacy of Copernicus, Galileo, and NewtonLecture’s Central Argument: The lecture’s central argument was that the scientific method is anexcellent defense against “alternative facts.” He also talked about the conflicts with the churchand science about sources of authority.Lecture’s Supporting Evidence/Examples: The examples that the lecturer provided was thedifferent people that contributed evidence to both the views from the church and science. Hespoke about people like Galileo Galilei, Christopher Clavius, Nicolaus Copernicus, and Williamof Ockham.Three questions you have with respect to this lecture: What was the lecturer referring to when hesaid Copernicus proposed a heliocentric model? How was the “shave off” theory beneficial toboth the church and science? Why were Newton’s mathematical ideas largely unchallenged?

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Term
Spring
Professor
Dr. Good
Tags
English, Nicolaus Copernicus, Galileo Galilei, Heliocentrism, Christopher Viney

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