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What is scientific revolution?
The Scientific Revolution refers to that period in history (basically the 17th century) when men and women began to ascertain truths about life, the world, and the heavens, without resorting to Christian dogma for the answers. The beginning of the scientific revolution may be laid solidly in the lap of Sir Isaac Newton and his three laws of motion. What ever the truth about Newton and the apple, his "laws" made possible an explaination of how the heavens worked without having to conclude "It's God's will." As Newton, Gallieo, Bacon, and others devised ways to experiment and interpret what they saw around them, the scientific revolution grew far beyond what the Church was willing to accept.
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the physical world follows natural laws. -Alzie
the physical world follows natural laws.
The scientific revolution led to invention of many new technologies and development of many new ideas that were used to further improve today's technologies and make life easi…er
The scientific revolution was filled with scientist who wanted to know how exactly this world was. They wanted to know if god was real or not. In the Renaissance of course… they based everything on Religion not much science. As the scientist in the revolution still believed in god they just had some proven theories.
i t provided a way to test a hypothesis.
the revolution began in the mid 1500's
The scientific revolution influenced the American Revolution mainly because of communication advances with inventions such as the printing press. Also, weaponry became mor…e advanced.
The scientific revoution was a period when intelectual began to think of the world in a new way.
The term scientific revolution is from the sixteen hundreds in the seventeenth century. It was considered by many as the start of the age of modern science.
In the history of science, the scientific revolution was a period when new ideas in physics, astronomy, biology, human anatomy, chemistry, and other sciences led to a rejectio…n of doctrines that had prevailed starting in Ancient Greece and continuing through the Middle Ages, and laid the foundation of modern science. According to a majority of scholars, the scientific revolution began with the publication of two works that changed the course of science in 1543 and continued through the late 17th century: Nicolaus Copernicus's De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres) and Andreas Vesalius's De humani corporis fabrica (On the Fabric of the Human body). Philosopher and historian Alexandre Koyré coined the term scientific revolution in 1939 to describe this epoch.
If you define "Enlightenment" not so much as an age in history, but a specific idea - that knowledge should be extended to as many as possible - then Enlightenment is prio…r to the "Scientific Revolution," and perhaps inspired it. Thinkers like Machiavelli, Descartes, and Francis Bacon - I mean, yeah, the latter two did scientific experiments - all had arguments for the extension of knowledge as well as a new purpose for it. Recall that "Enlightenment" is pretty much an attack on the authority of the Church; the latter's purpose for knowledge was to enable appreciation of the life beyond, what Aquinas called the "beatific vision."
the scientific revolution was when people starting more questions about how things worked. this would be like Copernicus with the heliocentric theory instead of the geocentric… theory. Sir Isaac Newton with the 3 laws of motion, someone else involved would Galileo Galilei who improved the telescope and discover the moons of Neptune etc. this is also when the church was threatening to excommunicate or ban/ kick them out. The scientific revolution was where modern science began which changed the way the world was viewed.
- New Technology - Less interest in religion - More interest in science
According to historians, the Scientific Revolution began with thepublication of two books, one on astronomy and the other onanatomy, in 1543. It ended with the late 17th centu…ry.
During the scientific revolution, seventeenth-century natural philosophers had produced new answers to rudimentary questions about our world. Age-old questions about astronom…y and physics had been looked at through whole new perspectives, and some answered. Copernicus had countered the Ptolemaic system of the universe by suggesting that the earth revolved on its own axis and orbited the sun with the other planets. Galileo had seen that Jupiter had its own moons so the earth was indeed not the center of the planetary system. He had also seen that moon had earth-like features, such as plains and mountains, countering religious beliefs that celestial bodies were of a higher order of perfection. New methods of gathering and deciphering information were created. Bacon advocated an inductive approach to knowledge: taking evidence from specific observations to draw general conclusions. This contradicted many methods at the time which had philosophical errors in how first principles were usually assumed. Descartes (who said the famous "Je pense donc je suis", "I think therefore I am") emphasized deductive reasoning, going logically from one certainty to another. Natural philosophers began talking to and working with each other in organizations that developed research standards. Such organizations include England's Royal Society and the French Royal Academy of Sciences. Knowledge was reborn during the scientific revolution. What did the scientific revolution do? A great deal for the intellectual world.
The series of events that led to the birth of modern science the birth of science be called "revolution"