14 terms

scientific revolution

scientific method
a series of steps followed to solve problems including collecting data, formulating a hypothesis, testing the hypothesis, and stating conclusions
scientific thought
Scientific thought involves making observations, using evidence to draw conclusions, being skeptical about ideas, and being open to change when new discoveries are made.
traditional religious
pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines, images of women have provided the basic for the subordination of women
newton galileo
Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars
Polish astronomer who produced a workable model of the solar system with the sun in the center (1473-1543)
rene descartes
French philosopher and mathematician, French philosopher and mathematician
having the sun as the center
a tentative theory about the natural world
ptolemy theory
His theory is a earth-centered universe, and everything revolved around the earth.
geocentric theory
Earth is the center of the universe. Aristotelian.
the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
the overthrow of a government by those who are governed
common sense
sound practical judgment
Scala Nature
-Great Chain of being
-described all known living things
-This work influenced Western thought until Darwin