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The Scientific Revolution

STS112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Boris Hessen, Scientific Revolution, Natural Philosophy
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Week 12: Internalism vs. Externalism Externalism Soviet Marxist Historian of Science, Boris Hessen (18931936) at the 1931, presented a paper (The Social and Economic Roots of Newtons Principia) arguing that the Scientific ...

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STS112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Galileo Affair
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Week 7: Trial of Galileo 1616 Decree 73 years after his death in a 1616 decree, the Catholic Church condemns Copernicanism If a Catholic publicly taught that Copernicanism was true, they were guilty of heresy Copernicanis...

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STS112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Ellipse
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Week 5: Kepler Kepler Born in WeilderStadt in Southwestern Germany, he worked around the same time as Galileo Was noted as an intellectually talented child and received a scholarship to study at the University of Tubingen ...

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STS112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Magia Naturalis
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Week 9: Mechanical Philosophy Key Figures Rene Descartes (1596 1650), Thomas Hobbes (1598 1676), Pierre Gassendi (1592 1655), Marin Mersennee (1588 1648) and Isaac Beekman (1588 1636) Natural Philosophy Emergence: o 1620s ...

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STS112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Whig History, Aristotelian Physics, Scientific Method
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Week 11: Kuhn Kuhn Born in 1922 and died in 1996, Kuhn is well known as the author of a most cited academic book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions Became interested in Aristotelian Physics and became troubled by Whig...

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STS112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Scientific Revolution, Centripetal Force, Numerology
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Week 10: Newton Newton Born in 1642 and died in 1727, Newtons work in many texts were interpreted as the triumph pinnacle of the Scientific Revolution, especially his work Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica or Pr...

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STS112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Ptolemy, Nicolaus Copernicus, De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium
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Week 3: Ptolemy Ptolemy Claudius Ptolemaeus was born in c. AD 90 c. AD 168 as a Roman citizen with Greek origins Wrote a number of works with various topics including: The Almagest, the Geography and the Tetrabiblos Ptolem...

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STS 112 Lecture 2: Week 2 Notes
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Week 2: Natural Philosophy Natural Philosophy in the Ancient World Attempt to systematically and comprehensively explain allnatural phenomena within a single body of concepts ideas Downplay the use of supernatural forces i...

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STS112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Augsburg, Scientific Method
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Week 4: Tycho Tycho Tycho was born 2.5 years after the death of Copernicus into a wealthy Danish noble family with links to the King His work is often downplayed or ignored in Whig histories mainly because it complicates s...

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STS112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Whig History, Scientific Revolution, Numerology
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Week 1: Intro to Scientific Revolution and Whig History The Scientific Revolution 1500 1700: Seen as the period where Modern Science was born Views on Earth changed from being in the centre of the universe to just another ...

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STS112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Sidereus Nuncius, Geocentric Model, The Assayer
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Week 6: Galileos Work and the Role of the Telescope File Galileo Born in Pisa in 1564, he studied medicine from the age of 17, but had more interests in maths Began making observations with the telescope in 1609 Key public...

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Laboratory Basics - Reference Guides

Lab safety is the cornerstone principle in this compelling Guide. All international safety symbols are clearly defined, with all basic lab glassware and equipment depicted by text description and diagrams. The Guide also p...

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