History and Philosophy of Science: Module 2

Akaneme, F. I.

Learning Object

At the end of this unit, you should be able to: • discuss vividly the state of science during the Dark Ages of Western Europe’s • outline the contributions of Arab scholars to science • write short notes on Robert Grossetesste, Rogar Bacon and Leonardo de Vinci.compare accurately the Geocentric and Heliocentric theories of heavenly motion • write concisely on the contributions of Galileo, Kepler and Newton towards the change in scientific outlook of the 16th and17th centuries; • explain briefly why the 19th century is regarded as the beginning of the scientific age.

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National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

DOER Persistent Identifier: http://doer.col.org/handle/123456789/5841