Scientific Revolution

Europe - 1543

Scientific Revolution : What & Why

What was the Scientific Revolution? -A time of intense debate between and science and religion.
Why did the Scientific Revolution occur? -The Scientific Revolution doesn't have an exact reason as to why it started


During the Middle Ages( the time before the Scientific Revolution), religion dominated society. The people only practiced Catholicism; the church basically ruled what the people were to think of the world (spiritually, intellectual, and politically).

Major People Inolved

Scientific Revolution : Before & After

BEFORE : -Many Europeans were ignorant of basic earth science.

-Knowledge that did exist was controlled by the Roman Catholic Church.

AFTER : -Modern scientific practices and new scientific thought was developed

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The philosopher Aexandre Koyre(1892–1964) first used the term 'scientific revolution' for this time period.
Scientific Revolution by: AG