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For the intents of this article, we will begin the enlightenment at the time of newton’s publication of principia (1687), and end it with the french revolution of 1789, a time of social change in continental europe, and a period when the industrial revolution of england had gathered momentum. The enlightenment let people question anything such as “was the earth the center of the universe” like the church said it was intellectual, economic, and political the scientific revolution the scientific revolution is considered part of europe “age of discovery” christopher columbus discovered new plants, animals, and even new.
The enlightenment let people question anything such as “was the earth the center of the universe” like the church said it was there were 4 main areas which changed occurred was in religion, intellectual, economic, and political. Scientific academies and societies grew out of the scientific revolution as the creators of scientific knowledge in contrast to the scholasticism of the university during the enlightenment, some societies created or retained links to universities. Key people and terms from the scientific revolution/enlightenment era key people in scientific revolution and enlightenment study guide by jacoballem includes 19 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more.
Enlightenment philosophy was influential in ushering in the french and american revolutions and constitutions historians disagree on precisely when the enlightenment began, though most agree that the enlightenment's origins are tied to the scientific revolution in the 1600s, according to the stanford encyclopedia of philosophy the enlightenment culminated in the french revolution (1789-1799) and was followed by the romantic period.
Enlightenment the introduction of the scientific method transformed society by using science and reason rather than political or religious dogma to explain natural phenomena.