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  • The Roman Catholic Church Responded Treatment

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    The Roman Catholic Church responded treatment of Luther, Huguenots in France, relationship with the Holy Roman Emperor, the Jesuits and the Council of Trent, treatment of Galileo and other scientists very differently. Luther was called before Emperor Charles V to recant his beliefs. Although some German Princes sided with Luther, it was still declared an outlaw. He protected by a German Prince Frederick the Wise. He translates Erasmus’ Greek Bible into German. Holy Roman Emperor and the RCC were

  • Galilei During The Scientific Revolution

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    Galileo Galilei was an Italian scientist who built on the new theories during the Scientific Revolution. The Scientific Revolution was a period that historians describe as emergence of modern during the mid 1500’s to about the end of the 1600’s. As a young man Galileo, learned of an object that could make far away objects seem bigger. The object he is referring to the the telescope the Dutch lens make built. Galileo built his own in 1609, used it to study space, the stars, and “The “Heavens”. Was

  • Physics 1

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    Galileo Galilei Introduction It is no question that Galileo was an influential scientist in his time and still is today (picture located on page 6 from Though his most notable discoveries were in the field of astronomy, we cannot label him simply as an astronomer. He authored many important works including, Sidereal Messenger (also known as Starry Messenger), but unfortunately, due to the power of the Catholic church in his native Italy, his work in astronomy was widely rejected by

  • De Revolutionibus Research Paper

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    Copernicus's De Revolutionibus of 1543 was dedicated to the Pope; yet ninety years later (1633) Galileo was tried by the inquisition for espousing Copernican views. How did this come about? Prior to the publication of De Revolutionibus, astronomical theories proposed that the earth was the centre of the universe and all the planets revolved around the earth. This was a view that was supported by both Aristotle and Ptolemy although Ptolemy's work was based upon observations and scientific methods

  • Contributions Of The Scientific Revolution

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    Galileo Galilei once said, “Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.” Sometimes facts seem not realistic and true; however, scientists will prove those facts to be true and show people that those facts were right all along. The Scientific Revolution lasted from roughly 1550-1700. It was in Western Europe and started because of a lack of knowledge. Three important people during the Scientific

  • The Importance Of Science And Science

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    In the modern world, science and math make up everything around us. The world we live in now exists because of science and math, but there was a time when people didn’t like math and science. A time when people would rather believe religion and logic, then math, science, and evidence. Narrator Michael Mosley tells a story of science. He says the story of one of the great upheavals in human history was how we came to understand that our planet was not at the center of everything in the cosmos but

  • Philosophical Think Thanks Of The Scientific Revolution

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    Revolution Despite of the observational, experimental, mathematical, and mechanical principles used to gather information, Isaac Newton was the greatest contributor to the Scientific Revolution, although there were a few predecessors like Galileo Galilei. Galileo gathered valuable information through observations and experimentation; throughout the Renaissance, society had a broader knowledge base on Newtonian Science, the scientific method, rational thinking, calculus, and the universe. Newton further

  • The Dialogue On The Two Great World Systems

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    book written by Galileo in Italian in which he compares the Copernican system to the Ptolemaic system. In this book, Galileo baldly (some said at the time recklessly) advocated the heliocentric / Copernican world view, contrasting it to the prevailing geocentric / Ptolomeic model. In order to obtain permission to publish, Galileo made a promise to religious authorities (including his supporter Pope Urban VIII) he would present heliocentrism as a hypothetical. The reason Galileo made the promise

  • The Scientific Revolution

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    The Scientific Revolution revolutionized the middle ages. The concepts of secularization, scientific method, heliocentrism, as well as the creation of major fields of science. The Scientific Revolution paved the way for modern science. Much of the work that created during the sixteenth and seventeenth century is still considered to be the foundation of many major fields such as chemistry, physics, astronomy and biology. During the revolution, science began to be excepted by both the Protestant and

  • The Effect of Invention and Innovation on Conformism

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    of society’s perceptions. Shaw’s Pygmalion and Brecht’s Galileo attempt to rebut ideals of their time by centering around the triumph of radical subjectivity, in the form of invention and intellectual property, over society’s