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    The Western Intellectual Tradition by J. Bronowski and Bruce Mazlish examines different European/American historical periods from the year 1500 to 1900. It focuses on the great thinkers and philosophers from those times, as well as certain historical periods that are considered significant. This essay focuses on chapters 2, 10, 15, 21, and 23. They are about the city-states of Italy, the Royal society, Montesquieu, Thomas Jefferson and the American Revolution, and Edmund Burke respectively. Thinkers throughout history are each very passionate about their thoughts, and many have very different ideas about a wide variety of topics, such as government. As a whole, Western thought became more progressive and more open to changes in society as…

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    Who Is Sir Isaac Newton

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    things such as physics, astronomy, and mathematics, for he also largely focused his time on Biblical chronology and theology (Domski 4). In the early 1670’s, Newton was elected to the Royal Society, which led to the surge of his notoriety. After his publication of Principia, he started to become active in the more public side of his life. Newton became the Cambridge University Member of Parliament in 1689. He held this position until the dissolving of Parliament in the following year (Domski…

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    One of the awards Robert Brown received was the Copley Medal. Brown had received this medal in 1839, for his discoveries of vegetable impregnation. This medal was also handed out to many other famous scientists including Benjamin Franklin, Joseph Lister, Charles Darwin, Karl Ernst von Baer, Dmitri Mendeleev, Ernest Rutherford, Elbert Einstein, and Louis Pasteur. The Copley Medal is the highest achievement in the Royal Society. It is given for exceptional research in any branch of science. Brown…

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    Isaac Newton Achievements

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    Sir Isaac Newton, does the name sound familiar? That’s because he discovered gravity by an apple falling on his head from a tree. He didn’t discover the law of gravity right then and there, but it was this experience that helped set the course for the rest of his life. Sir Isaac Newton’s life was a combination of childhood tragedies, educational struggles, and many achievements. So let’s go back to where it all started when he was born. Sir Isaac Newton was born on December 25, 1642 (January…

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    Why did you lock up Isaac Newton?he didn’t do anything wrong he just creating a new math discovery called calculus.what is his backstory?how did he create this?,or why would he create this? You may be wondering about Isaac Newton’s backstory?well I tell you how it all went down.Isaac Newton was born december 25,1642 Woolsthorpe,Lincolnshire.He was born only with a mother and a step father ,since his father had died before he was born.Then he was three his mother left him with her grandma when…

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    Isaac Newton, born on January 4, 1643 in Woolsthrope, England was one of the most influential minds the world has ever seen. In his early life he was the only son of a farmer. Born premature, tiny, and weak Newton was not expected to live. At the young age of 12 he demonstrated innate intellectual abilities. After completing basic education, Newton attended the University of Cambridge’s Trinity College where his prowess for mathematics, physics, chemistry, and other subjects began to come to…

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    Knighted Newton The chapter titled, Knighted Newton, is about famous mathematician and physicist, Sir Isaac Newton. Newton’s name is recognized by almost everyone today due to his math and scientific studies. In the world of mathematics he is known for creating the calculus. However, there are a few people who would disagree with that. Some people would argue that, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz is the man who created calculus and because of that there was a dispute that happened between the two…

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    Mathematicians have been around for centuries. They have contributed great amounts of knowledge to the world. A mathematician is a person who excels or is an expert in mathematics. One specific mathematician that brought great ideas into the world was Gottfried Leibniz. He contributed a lot to mathematics, science, physics, philosophy and even his local government. Mathematicians are very important because without them we would not have many important theories that explain why certain things…

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    In 1654 he left Ireland to go to Oxford to make more progress in his works. Reading in 1657 of Otto Von Guerickes air pump, he put himself with assistance of Robert Hook for improvements, the "machina Boyleana" finished in 1659. Boyle made his first speaking of the law that the volume of gas varies to the amount of gas, which this was called the Boyles Law. In 1663 the invisible College became The royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge. Boyle was names member of the council by…

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    Social In ancient societies, nobles and royals had very different lives from merchant and peasant classes. Their homes were different. Their clothing was different. They did different activities. Nobles could afford leisure time. A common activity for nobles in Egypt was hunting. This picture shows nobles on a hippopotamus hunt on the Nile. Hunting was a way that nobles could get away from daily stresses. It was also a way for them to prove their courage. Political Most civilizations were ruled…

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