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Unformatted text preview: sees himself as replacing natural philosophy and methods of reasoning. He doesn't just focus on the ordinary course of nature. If too out of the ordinary they thought you shouldn't put much weight on them. Gilbert, puts emphasis on contriving experiments to test particular phenomenon. Believed active powers in nature, almost a living thing and can contrive ways to put powers to par cuticle use through experiments. Bacon was critical of Gilbert. He thought gilbert had jumped to conclusions too quickly. Gilberts ideas became very influential for the 1st half of the 1500's. The magnetic phl was regarded as the next wave. We will find magnetism behind main phenomenon of nature. Kepler invoked magnetic forces to show movements of planets. Mny phl relied on magnetic phl. It was largely replaced by mechanical phl....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course HISTORY 322D taught by Professor Hunt during the Fall '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Fall '11
- Scientific Revolution