Nov10 - N ov. 10 What is Modernity? -Harnessing of forces...

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What is Modernity? -Harnessing of forces that involve vertical motion -Steam engine- boil and kettle, which pushes a piston up and down, can power a train or a factory -First train from Liverpool to Manchester Birth of a global system that is centered around Europe Justus Liebig (1803-1873) Liebig’s Lab: developed laboratory method of teaching chemistry Liebig’s Institute: creation of modern industrial research laboratory William Whewell- “scientist” coined in 1833, talks about what all science has in common, comes up with a table that puts things in order, classification table Coleridge’s suggestion: previous terms: Natural Philosopher, Man of Science Enlightenment Romanticism Immanuel Kant’s Three “Critiques” Critique of Pure Reason- We will never actually know things in themselves, we can only know the sense that we get Humans contribute a great deal to the construction of experience and knowledge Critique of Practical Reason- We can know moral laws with certainty
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