History Notes 10252010 - 1 Scientific Revolution Origins of...

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1. Scientific Revolution? Origins of Quest for Truth a. Deemphasizing of traditional authority a.i. Crisis in papacy a.ii. Protestant Reformation a.iii. Absolutism b. High Intellectual Culture b.i. Medieval University b.ii. Renaissance idealism & philology b.iii. Reformation & new systems of theology c. Discovery of and Contact with the New World c.i. Better maps – more precise maps c.ii. Navigational problems of long sea voyages c.iii. New species, new cultures c.iv. Even low-tech advances in time keeping 2. Early Science a. Aristotelian-Ptolemaic System b. Geocentric c. Planets & stars in crystal spheres d. Science integrated into orderly philosophical-theological worldview e. Heavens: permanent, unchanging, well-ordered f. Epicycles: the “music of the spheres” 3. Philosophy if Sciemce a. Natural Philosophy b. Scientific Method 4. Inductive Approach a. Francis Bacon (1561-1626) b. Develop rules, concepts from observation c. Experimental method 5. Deductive Approach a.

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