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Unformatted text preview: Scientific Revolution is coming!!!! There is reading online on blackboard The changing Intellectual Culture: science and Magic Talk about the relationship between sciene and magic. Look at how science and how it was taught in Thinking about the scientific Revolution How revolutionary was it? Where does it come from? Relationship between classical and medieval texts and new ideas/information How does it come about? The change role of hands on experimentation and first-hand eye witnessing How does it extend the “crisis of authority” in early modern Europe? What is the relatinshop between continuity and change. 16h century is called the “century of crisis”, the world was turned inside out upside down because of science. I t changes a lot of things and All these questions try to get away from the scientific Rev?(2min) I ts what happens around luther. Cosmology: the Judeo-Christian Worldview There are a series of questions that can be Scientists where interested in how are things created and where do we come from? How do things move? How to stick together? Why are some things stable and how come somethings are not stable?How is the world organized and structured? We look at the book of nature, and come up with answers. ******SCIENT ISTS-They see nature as an alternative text that can be read. The bible-especially genesis:creation-number 1 science textbooks, deals with topic of creation. The biblical account of creation in genesis, god created universe in 6 days, SUPPOSEDLY rested on last day. In this account of creation the world is plastic, it needs to be molded by god, this account of creation remains the bedrock which other views of how the universe was formed are based on. People go th ru classical works and cher ry pick out the ideas, that make sense with the judeo?(9min). We are still in a place where the bible is the central book******************************** Plato (429-347bce)—especially timaeus: creation-ancient greek and roman philosophers, plato, and Aristotle, he did w rite a creation story, talks about an orderly hierachal universe, the interesting thing about is that the human soul and the human mind created in heaven, and when they fall down to earth, they forget everything that they knew. There is a motivation to go back to the heavenly status of knowing, to gain a divine understanding?( 11min) (HOW T H I NGS MOVE?) Aristotle 384-322bce-especially physics:creation and motion-the most influential science w riter after the bible, while plato talks about how world was created, Aristotle says how world is created, and how the world it moves. This is the most important model of how people viewed the world. His view is different from ours, its like a series of nesting dolls from the Ukraine? I t is a series of hard nested spheres, within one another....
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