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an astronomer who discovered that the sun was at the center of the universe, not the earth
an astronomer who found evidence that the sun was at the center of the universe, not earth. He wrote books about this but was tried before the Inquisition because he was a practicing Catholic and his ideas went against the church
a scientist who challenged the church and wanted to discover the truth. He learned by experiments and observations
a scientist who challenged the church and wanted to discover the truth. He learned by human reasoning
a chemist who refined the alchemists views on building blocks and made new discoveries about matter
believed in a strong government that was involved in everything. he believed that people are naturally evil and that with out a government life would be a state of nature, total chaos
believed in limited government. believed that people were naturally good and he believed that people and government had duties and obligations to each other
created the idea that the government should be broken into three branches and the idea of checks and balances
an outspoken philosopher who got in trouble for a lot of things he said because he wasn't afraid to say anything
wrote the 28-book set of the encyclopedia. he included enlightened ideas and ideas of important philosophers
absolute rulers who adapted enlightened ideas about religion, censorship, property and torture so that they wouldnt get overthrown
Main Idea Behind the Scientific Revolution
the physical world can be known, managed and shaped by people
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