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Find princessholly for Part 2!

Outgrowths of Scientific Revolution

(1) reasoning that developed in Renaissance (2) improved education at universities (3) Tech advances that aid the field in both questioning and discovery

Influence of Church

delays Scientific Revolution because in believes the pursuit of science is against religion

Changes in Medieval thought

Renaissance (emerging freedom of thought), Influence of trade through Mideast (advanced math), New Inventions, New World, end of local violence

Deductive Reasoning

Work from the small to the large
Base assumptions on observable events

Inductive Reasoning

Ability to base assumptions without preconceptions

Nicholas Copernicus

(1473 - 1543) Polish astronomer, Proposed Heliocentric Theory, resisted publishing work until his death (HE WAS WRONG)

Heliocentric Theory

The sun is the center of the universe
Proposed by Copernicus

Problems of Copernicus

(1) Lacked math necessary to prove his theory
(2) faced opposition from both Catholic and Protestant leaders

Tycho Brahe

supported Copernican theory
a little crazy; Danish;had island

Johannes Kepler

Brahe's student; Dutch
uses advances in math to speculate that planets move in eliptical orbits around the sun

Galileo Galileo

Italian astronomer and physical scientist
forward thought in the area of gravity
observed 4 moons orbiting Jupiter; placed under house arrest

Galileo Dates

1616 - appeared before inquisition in Rome to ddefend Copernicus' writings
1623 - begins writing "Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems"
1633 - convicted of heresy

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