THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION. INTRODUCTION:.
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THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION
During the Middle Ages “natural philosophers” as medieval scientists were known, did not make observations of the natural world. They relied on a few ancient authorities – especially Aristotle – for their scientific knowledge. A number of changes in the 15th and 16th centuries caused them to abandon their old views and develop new ones.
How did the Scientific Revolution change people’s view of the natural world?
GEOCENTRIC THEORY (Ptolemaic)
This system places the Earth at the center of the universe. The Earth is fixed at the center of concentric spheres, one inside the other, in which the heavenly bodies rotate around the earth.
(connected the speed of falling
objects on Earth to the movement