The Scientific Revolution

by Bryan

WHAT WAS THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION ?

The scientific revolution took place from the sixteenth century through the seventeeth century and saw the formation of conceptual methogological, and institutional approaches are recognizably like those of modern science.

WHO WERE THE PEOPLE ASSOCIATED WITH THE CHANGE ?

HOW DID THE CHANGE IMPACT SOCIETY AT THE TIME ?

Science and technology have had a major impact on society,

and their impact is growing. By drastically changing our means of

communication, the way we work, our housing, clothes, and food,

our methods of transportation, and, indeed, even the length and

quality of life itself, science has generated changes in the moral

values and basic philosophies of mankind.

Beginning with the plow, science has changed how we live and

what we believe. By making life easier, science has given man

the chance to pursue societal concerns such as ethics, aesthetics,

education, and justice; to create cultures; and to improve human

conditions. But it has also placed us in the unique position of being

able to destroy ourselves.


HOW IS THAT CHANGE AVIDENCED IN TODAY'S MODERN SOCIETY ?

Change is such an evident feature of social reality that any social-scientific theory, whatever

its conceptual starting point, must sooner or later address it. At the same time it is essential

to note that the ways social change has been identified have varied greatly in the history of

thought. Furthermore, conceptions of change appear to have mirrored the historical