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Unformatted text preview: astronomy. It will be sidderent from aristotles. Consistent wit a moving earth. He starts to provide a foundation for the acceptance of copernicanism. Aristotles: Natural motion, natural place, Mideival thinkers: impotes keeps pushing things along, both still have contempt for applying mathematics. Galileo knows impotence theories. He was an admirer of archimedes who had been involved in applying geometry and mathematics to physical problems. Galileo advocated what he called resolution and composition. Abstract through mathematical principles and treat it geometrically. Galileo started to lay out some of his views of method of science in a book called the acid....
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- Fall '11
- Scientific Revolution