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  1. Jean - Jacques Rousseau
    French
    • La Nauvelle He'laise (1760) -Influenced many people from every level of society to live humbler lives.
    • thought that science & arts did corrupt moral
    • Discourse the Effects of the Art and Sciences on Morals (1750)
  2. Francis Bacon
    English
    method- developed scientific method

    *steps to find scientific truth through observation*
  3. Rene' Descartes
    French
    invented - analytic geometry

    philosophy - truth must be reached through reason, mathematics as the perfect model for clear & certain knowledge

    founded the philosophical truth, "I think...therefore I am."

    published - Discourse on Method (1637)
  4. Immanuel Kant
    German
    theory - that reason could not explain the problem of metaphysics

    published - The Critique of Pure Reason (1781)
  5. Baron de Montesquieus
    French
    Suggested separating powers into three "branches" of government.

    published - Spirit of Laws (1748)
  6. Johannes Kepler
    German
    • theory - planets moved in oval paths
    • - moved faster closer to the earth
  7. Galileo Galilei
    Italian
    theory - not all heavenly bodies revolved around the earth

    invention - perfected the telescope
  8. Antoine Lavoiser
    French
    discovered the nature of combustion
  9. Voltaire
    French
    wrote books promoting Bacon's philosophy & Newton's science

    Candide - challenged the notion that everything that happens is for the best in "the best of all possible worlds."
  10. Thomas Hobbes
    English
    used natural law for absolute monarchy was the best form of government

    published - Leviathon
  11. Robert Boyle
    Irish

    discovered that air is NOT a basic element
  12. Marie Laviosier
    French
    translated her husbands scientific books and essays into English and Latin

    made illustrations for his writings
  13. Robert Hooke
    English
    discovered the cell
  14. Andreas Versalius
    French
    ground breaking discoveries in human anatomy

    dissected human bodies

    published - The Structure of the Human Body (1543)
  15. Issac Newton
    English
    developed calculus*

    *a system of mathematics that calculates changing forces or quantities

    published - theories about concepts about gravity & other scientific concepts in Principia (1687)

    theory - force of gravity not only prevents objects from flying off the revolving earth
  16. John Wesley
    English
    • led a movement called Methodism
    • - it stressed the value of personal religious experience
  17. Joseph Priestly
    English
    discovered oxygen

    invented carbonated drinks
  18. William Harvey
    English
    announced that blood circulates through the body
  19. John Locke
    English
    • theory - natural law
    • - people in a state of nature are reasonable and moral and that they have natural rights to life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness

    Rights of the People
  20. Nicholas Copernicus
    Polish
    • theory - earth was round & rotated on its axis
    • - sun was in the middle of the universe
    • - circle rotation

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