Flashcards in Philosophers Deck (13):
Model of universe put sun in the center (heliocentric)
Danish astronomer, supported Copernicus theory. Astronomical observatory, planetary universe
Famous thinker, planets move in an ellipse
Telescope inventor, earth moved around sun
Famous Greek philosopher, mathematics one of the greatest achievements. Taught man should look beyond simple appearances and look at nature’s truth.
Stressed experimentation, investigation and observation. Knight, Scientific method.
French Philosopher – rational thinking, consciousness. I think therefore I am.
Flemish physician, studied autopsies. Father of human anatomy.
French surgeon, ointment. Surgical procedures improved, artificial limbs, improved medical field.
English scholar. Circulatory system, heart pumped blood throughout veins and arteries.
Dutch tradesman and scientist. Father of microbiology, first human to see cells and.
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
Boyle’s Law – chemicals as basic building blocks, all matter composed of tiny particles, theory of gases,pressure, temperature.