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Scientific Revolution

The study of astronomy

Copernicus

Heliocentric, or sun-centered

Galileo

said that the heavenly bodies (planets) are composed of material substances

Kepler

Orbits of the sun were not circular (egg-shaped)

Newton

Three laws of motion (gravity)

Enlightenment

Philosophical movement with the achievement of the scientific Revolution

Locke

People were molded by experiences

Volitare

Wrote famous poems

Rousseau

argued that people had adapted laws and government in order to preserve their private property