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This is basically an instruction manual created by practical people during the scientific revolution for different technological uses and mining.
The four models of Inquiry
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- Platonic Pythagorean Model
- Mechanical/Mechanistic Model
- The Hermetic Model
- Empirico Descriptive Model
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This man invented printing with moveable type. With this new mechanical process, multiple copies of text could be inexpensivelly produced.
Relating to the Hermetic model; The writings of this man proved useful in understanding biological issues and developing pharmacology.
Relating to the Empirico descriptive model; this man developed an accurate anatomical illustration of the human body and similar descriptions of plants and animals.
Related to the Platonic Pythagorean Model, this man elaborates and improves on Copernicus's theory that the universe is sun centered.
Related to the Platonic Pythagorean Model, this man verifies the theory of Copernicus and Kepler by his observations through a telescope. Upon these discoveries this man delt with conflict with the church.
This man relates to the Mechanical Model. He was able to explain the principle of magnetism.
This man also relates to the mechanical model. He pioneered in psychology and worked out the circulation of the blood in which a body as a machine is run by a heart that functions as the pump.
Jean Baptiste van Helmont
Relating to the Hermetic model; this man developed the process of fermentation and the word "gas" to identify the exchange of gases of various kinds.
This man relates to the mechanical model. He revived ancient Greek atomism and founded chemistry.
A legendary figure during the scientific revolution. He was an astronomer and relates to the first 3 models (Platonic pythagorean, mechanical, hermetic). He arrived at universal laws such as the laws of motion and the laws of gravitation
Platonic Pythagorean Model
This mathematical model was applied to astronomy. Copernicus suggests a sun centered universe as only a theory.
(Copernicus, Johannes Kepler, Galileo)
This model was for understanding nature and used since ancient times.
(3 men; William Gilbert, Robert Boyle, William Harvey)
The Hermetic Model
This model was intended to supplement appeals for healing through prayer.
(2 men: Paracelsus, Jean Baptiste van Helmont)
Empirico Descriptive Model
This model presented anatomical illustrations of the human body as well as plants and animals. These were developed by Andreas Vesalius