The Scientific Revolution: The Contributions Of The Scientific Revolution

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The Scientific Revolution by Steven Shapin defines a juncture in history when scholars that originally complied with accepted truths based from ancient Hellenistic Greece and Rome began to question the phenomenon that is our universe. Through observation of experimentation and theory, Shapin guides readers to consider nature as a macrocosm like scholars in this era. Societies during the scientific revolution began to reorder the way they saw the natural world and made efforts to examine nature and science as a closer relationship. While reading the scientific revolution we can examine the shift from stagnant religious beliefs and accepted truths, that were dictated by the middle ages, to the introduction of critical natural scholars like Nicholas Copernicus, Robert Boyle who contributed to the overall rapid aggregation of knowledge in Europe during the 18th century. Through observing and experimenting with the way nature interacts…show more content…
John Kepler agreed with Nicholas campers Hellenistic theory and was able to prove some truth by having evidence that the planets orbits were elliptical. Later Galileo published the book Two Chief Systems of the World where he gave detailed evidence in conjunction with the hedonistic theory. Though the Hellenistic theory was finally getting the recognition it needed to be considered true, the model of the solar system wasn 't conclusive until Isaac newton’s contributions. Isaac Newton is one of the most influential and renowned scientists to this day because of his creation of the laws of gravity, motion, and contributions to the development of calculus. His contributions were the final puzzle pieces philosophers needed to piece together the heliocentric theory with wholesome and accurate evidence for

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