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The Scientific Revolution

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The scientific Revolution


In fact the foremost cause of the change in worldview was the industrial revolution. Science was primarily a branch of theology, and it reinforced religious thought. As a matter of fact, Aristotle science as interpreted by Christian theologians fit nearly with Christian doctrine. Concerning the Copernican hypothesis that stated that sun rather than the earth as Aristotle though was at the center of the universe. It really had huge consequences especially in the religious area since earth became just a planet among many others. This theory brought sharp attacks from religious leaders. This hypothesis was later proved by Kepler who came up with a sun centered (solar) system and other famous laws. Galileo also came up with a law called a law of inertia. Newton came up with the law of universal gravitation. The causes of this scientific revolution were first the long-term contribution of medieval. Intellectual and medieval universities by training lawyers, doctors… Second the renaissance also stimulated scientific progress since powerful, wealthy business people were supporting it. Third, the navigational problems of long sea voyages stimulated that revolution. Finally, Protestantism was also stimulating that revolution. Thus the scientific revolution of the seventh century was first and foremost an intellectual revolution. For more than a hundred years its greatest impact was on how people thought and believed.    


The enlightenment:


The scientific revolution was the single most important factor in the creation of the new worldview of the eighteenth century enlightenment. Enlightenment thinkers believed it was at least possible for human beings to create better societies and better people. In fact, the outbreak of the American Revolution in 1775, a large portion of Western Europe educated elite had embraced many of the new ideas through the influence of philosophers, who like fontenel and other workers were bringing science int...

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