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Scientific Revolution

Important people from the Scientific Revolution.
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Galileo
Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars
Copernicus
Polish astronomer who produced a workable model of the solar system with the sun in the center (1473-1543)
Vesalus
Flemish scientist. Published books on human anatomy- 'On The Fabricf Of The Human Body'
Aristotle
Greek philosopher. A pupil of Plato, the tutor of Alexander the Great, and the author of works on logic, metaphysics, ethics, natural sciences, politics, and poetics, he profoundly influenced Western thought. In his philosophical system, which led him to criticize what he saw as Plato's metaphysical excesses, theory follows empirical observation and logic, based on the syllogism, is the essential method of rational inquiry.
Kepler
German astronomer who first stated laws of planetary motion (1571-1630)
Brahe
Compiled the first detailed observational data on planetary motion (mars), without a telescope.
Bacon
English statesman and philosopher
Newton
English mathematician and physicist
Paracelsus
Swiss physician who introduced treatments of particular illnesses based on his observation and experience