Sir Francis Bacon
Wrote "Novum Organum" and thought only way to gain knowledge was what would become known as the scientific method.
French philosopher who though that all things should be doubted until proved with reason. USed mathematics and reason to prove basic truths.
Invention that allowed scientists to quickly share ideas in a cheap way and get more people involved in the process.
Identify, hypothesize, experiment, record and anlyze, draw a conclusion--these are all part of an idea that has changed the world.
Renaissance, Reformation, and Age of Discovery
Scientific revolution draws strength and ideas from these eras of history we have already studied