Scientific Revolution (a period of drastic change in scientific thought) …
(a period of drastic change in scientific thought)
'The Father of Empiricism'
the belief that knowledge comes from sensory experience.
Stressed inductive reasoning, which involves reasoning through specific cases
in order to reach broader conclusions
an English philosopher
development to the scientific method stems from his emphasis on experimentation.
Suggested that scientific truth could be found out through the cycle
observation hypothesis, experimentation, and independent verification.
The scientific method
Technique used to establish knowledge or modify existing knowledge
support the hypothesis
show something entirely different
Italian natural philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician
Changed natural philosophy from a verbal, qualitative account to a mathematical one
Experimentation became a recognized method for discovering the facts of nature.
Made fundamental contributions to the sciences motion, astronomy, and strength of materials and to the development of the scientific method.