New way to think about the natural world
Earth-centered view of the universe
Polish cleric and astronomer who reasoned that the earth and the stars revolve around the sun
Sun-centered view of the universe
Brilliant mathematician, mathematically proved that the planets revolve around the sun
Logical procedure for gathering and testing ideas
Urged scientists to experiment
Believed everything should be doubted until proved by reason
Made a law of gravity stating that every object in the universe attracts every other object
Humans are naturally selfish and wicked
People give up rights to create a stable government
People are reasonable and can govern their own affairs
Published 70 books on politics, philosophy, history, drama
Studied political liberty and believed in Separation of powers among three branches of government
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