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[This set of tutorial sheet is under the copyright of Mr N and is provided for free of charge.] Chapter 12: The Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment The Scientific Revolution This period started between 1500s and 1600s. All knowledge is based on people’s own knowledge. - They rejected the old traditional thinking. - ‘Dare to know’ The greatest knowledge is useful knowledge. The scientists believed that the universe system is driven by the law of nature(a mechanical clock) Outstanding Thinkers Sir Francis Bacon Novum Organum (New Instrument) - This book shows the new method to prove all knowledge, empirical method, which is based on observation and testing. - The way to observe is called ‘inductive method’ - It comes from a particular to general knowledge: Earth Planets Sun Bacon’s meth od 1. Observation 2. Recording of observation 3. Comparison between your observation and other researches 4. Product of useful knowledge Scientific method
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