Scientific revolution: transforms the way people view the world; in medicine, astronomy sciences etc.
Natural law: laws are discovered through reason (all aspects ofhumanity could be explained)
Enlightenment: the revolution of though
Deductive reasoning: going from general law to a particular.
Empirical method: gathering data and then forming generalizationsuse five senses to obtain evidence
Inductive reasoning: proceding from the particular to the general.
Geocentric: earth is the center of the universe
Heliocentric: copernicus said sun is the centerof the universe
Telescope: is an invention made by galileo (1564-1642)
Universal law of gravitation: the force that the earth attract objects
Rene Descartes (1596-1650): instituted the doubtmethod
Deductive reasoning: going from a general law to a particular.
Francis Bacon: Most ides and principles that explain nature await discovery.
* Empirical method: gathering data and thenforming generalizations use five senses to obtain evidence
* Scientific Method: composed two elements (careful observation and systematic based on the observation)
* INDUCTIVE REASONING: procedingfrom the particular to the general.
* Enlightenment: nature-universal laws-reason
* Two key charactreistics
* Optimism:refers to he belief that change ispossible and controllable in society at large
* Rationality:refers to the idea that the universe and all creatures within
* Secularism:downgrading or outright rejection of the importance ofsupernatural religion
* England and the enlightenment
* HOBBES: strong government
* LOCKE: natural rights
* Montesquieu: the spirit of the lawsbest wy to protect liberty is to separate the 3 porwers legislative,executive and judicial
* Volataire: targeted corrupt official and aristtocrats and fought against religious intolerance in...