Age of Reason
exalting reason above the authority of Scripture
pattern of thinking that uses the specific steps (5 steps)
Scientific Method step #1: Recognizing inadequacy of ______________
Scientific Method step #2 Gathering of ______________
Scientific Method step #3: Seeking to find a ____________
Scientific Method step #4: Choosing the ______________
Scientific Method step #5: ______________ the conclusion by observation
development of the Heliocentric theory (Astronomy)
theory that states that the sun is the center of the universe and that everything revolves around it
concluded that the planets were elliptical, and revolved in oval-shaped orbits (Astronomy)
best known for astronomer in history/ physics and pendulums, grandfather clock, telescopes
reflecting telescope, calculus, laws of gravity / Theory of Gravitation (light=combination of different colors) Laws of Gravity
"Father of Anatomy"/ Treatise on human anatomy
he was the first clinical study of disease and established the use of chemicals
"Father of Experimental Biology" heart and circulation of blood
invented the smallpox vaccinations
first to publish the law of inverse gas pressure
discovered several important chemical substances/ closest friend was Ben Franklin
"Father of Modern Chemistry"/ name "hydrogen" and law of conservation of matter
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
improved the microscope
mapped the earth on a flat surface
looked to human reason as the solution for all of life's problems
reason is the only source of knowledge and truth
Sir Francis Bacon
inductive reasoning (from specific cases to general conclusions
deductive reasoning from general conclutsions to more specific cases
two types of reality/ man can discover truth only with his reasoning
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