During The Scientific Revolution

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The Scientific Revolution, starting in the sixteenth century, marked the beginning of change. Man’s view of the world now contained scientific discovery and mathematical fact and not traditional religious beliefs alone. Beginning with Copernicus’s theory of a heliocentric universe, mankind soon began to question previously believed facts and used mathematics to discount traditional theories. During this time man questioned everything from human anatomy, nature, government, and society. In the late seventeenth century, academies were dedicated to the sciences, and their discoveries and theories are now the basis for what we consider knowledge today. During this time, progress was slow, and many did not accept the scientific methods
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