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The Culmination of the Scientific Revolution People: Robert Boyle (1627–1691) — English Robert Hooke (1635–1703) — English Christiaan Huygens (1629–1695) — Dutch Isaac Newton (1642–1727) — English John Locke (1632–1704) — English Voltaire (1694–1778) — French Émilie du Châtelet (1706–1749) — French Institutions: Accademia dei Lincei (Rome 1603–1630) Royal Society of London (1660– ) journal:
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Unformatted text preview: Philosophical Transactions (1665) Acadmie Royale des Sciences (Paris, 1666 ) Themes: Method: Bacon and Boyles experimentalism vs. Descartes and Hobbess rationalism; Newtonian laws vs. Cartesian hypotheses. Motion: Newton formulates mathematical laws of force and motion. Organization: new societies and academies gave the new science a home; new avenues of communication (journals) fostered scientific advance....
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