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Newton: Father of Scientific Revolution
This paper examines whether Sir Isaac Newton was the father of the scientific revolution.
# 126458 | 1,000 words | 11 sources | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Philosophy (Logic) , Philosophy (Science) , Sociology (Theory) , History (General)

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This paper discusses Sir Isaac Newton, answering the question "Was Newton the father of the Scientific Revolution?" in the affirmative and supporting that contention with information from four required sources: Hankins, Mason, Marks, and Gregory.

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"The Scientific Revolution occurred in the period between Copernicus' death in ... and Sir Isaac Newton's work in the decade of the ...s. During that period the field of science advanced dramatically spurred in no small measure by Newton's scientific insights such as his observations on the laws of motion and his concept of universal gravitation. Moreover although Newton's contemporaries included other notable scientists including Edmund Halley-after whom Halley's Comet was named-Mason notes that it was another hundred years before men of ..."

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