HSOC001 Review Session

HSOC001 Review Session - aristotelianism Newton Francis...

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HSOC001 Review Session Format: Identifying figures, people, ideas Very short essays (5-8 sentences) Major Transitions/Transformations in Science in the Course Timeline: Thales Anaximander Pythagoras Anaximenes Zeno Democritus Empedocles Parmenides Plato Socrates Aristotle Euclid Ptolemy Archimedes Aristrachus Eratosthenes Heron Stoicism Epicureanism Platonism Aristotelianism Geber Ibn Sina Al Khwarizmi Al Ghazali Ibn Rushd Thomas Aquinas Maimonides Scientific Revolution Gutenberg
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Martin Luther Ignatius of Loyola- founded the Jesuits Copernicus- heliocentric system Tycho Brahe Kepler Galileo- built telescopes and made observations, heliocentric theory, observed the moons of Jupiter, experiments in mechanics, saw craters in the moon contradicted
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Unformatted text preview: aristotelianism Newton Francis Bacon- used induction to figure out rules from them, proving Descartes wrong about vortices 1660- founding of the Royal Society Rene Descartes-Robert Hooke (scientist as a job)- cells, microscopes, working for the royal society Robert Boyle (aristocrat)- gas law Leibniz- interested in relating theology to natural philosophy- claimed to have invented calculus Descartes vs. Bacon- vortices that hold planets in orbit, Newton says vortices don’t make sense, Descartes makes thought experiments Newton does actual experiments Louis XIV- development of scientific society in Paris Alfonso...
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2011 for the course HSOC hsoc001 taught by Professor Tresh during the Spring '10 term at UPenn.

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