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Revolution and Enlightenment Keynote

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Published by: Jonathan Daniel Keck on Feb 05, 2013
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The ScientificRevolutionThe EnlightenmentThe Impact of theEnlightenmentColonial Empires andthe AmericanRevolution
Revolution and Enlightenment,1550-1800The Scientific Revolution
Objectives:Discuss how theScientificRevolution gaveEuropeans a newway to viewhumankind’s placein the universe
 
Background to theRevolution
These scientists relied on afew ancient authorities—especially Aristotle—for theirscientific knowledgeRenaissance humanists hadmastered Greek as well asLatin and thus had access tonewly discovered works byPtolemy, Archimedes, andPlato
 Background to theRevolution
These scientists relied on afew ancient authorities—especially Aristotle—for theirscientific knowledgeRenaissance humanists hadmastered Greek as well asLatin and thus had access tonewly discovered works byPtolemy, Archimedes, andPlato
 
 
The invention of newinstruments, such as thetelescope and microscope,made fresh scientificdiscoveries possibleThe study of mathematicswas promoted in theRenaissance by therediscovery of ancientmathematiciansCopernicus, Kepler,Galileo, Newton
A Revolution inAstronomy
Secrets of nature werewritten in the languageof mathematicsMajor discoveries inscience and astronomyoverturned theconception of theuniverse held byWesterners in the MiddleAges

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