Writing assignment: Answer three of the following questions.
(1) What was the Ptolemaic-Aristotelian view of the universe, and how did Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, and Newton undermine it and institute an alternative?
(2) Recent historians of science have revisited the traditional version of the Scientific Revolution and have disputed the standard claim that religion and science were locked in a titanic struggle. What is some of the evidence these scholars have brought forth?
(3) Explain the significance of the person you read about for Lesson 48 in 100 words.
(4) Describe the main ideas we associate with the Enlightenment.