Chapter 1:
Major Civilizations
Chapter 2:
14th - 16th Century
Chapter 3:
Humanities
Chapter 4:
Reformation
Chapter 5:
Age of Discovery
Chapter 6:
Great Power System
Chapter 7:
Scientific Revolution
Chapter 8:
Enlightenment
Chapter 9:
Democratic Revolution
Chapter 10:
Industrial Revolution
Chapter 11:
Modern Ideologies
Chapter 12:
Age of Imperialism

The Scientific Revolution

  • Traditional Aristotelianism

  • 16th Century Astronomy

  • Scientific Method

  • Empiricalism

  • Mathematics

  • Theory of Evolution

  • Major Scientists

    • Nicholas Copernicus

    • Galileo Galilei

    • Johannes Kepler

    • Issac Newton





Scientists saw their work as explaining God's laws; not as supplanting religion. This illustration from teh French Codex Vindobonensis (c. 1250) shows God as an architect/geometer.