The Scientific Revolution: Rationalism And The Modern Worldview

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In chapter nine, The Scientific Revolution: Rationalism and the Modern Worldview, Wells discusses the changes the Scientific Revolution brought about in Europe. Wells starts of the chapter by saying that any time people hear the world “revolution,” it is usually tied together with change of some kind. One of the ideas, that changed in the Scientific Revolution was the idea humanism. Humanism was always presents in secularity; however, it was not realized until between the Renaissance and the Reformation, and noticed in the Scientific Revolution. The Scientific Revolution was filled with many famous scientist who changes the ways of thinking during the time, and their ideas challenged the church and the traditional ways. However, these
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