Essay Topic 1
Identify, analyze, and discuss the perspective in which "Science and the Enlightenment" was written.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the mechanical and vital explanations of natural phenomena, especially motion.
Essay Topic 3
Thoroughly explain why Newton was so important to the Enlightenment.
Essay Topic 4
Explain the difference between the ideology of the Enlightenment and Aristotelian theories of science.
Essay Topic 5
Identify, analyze, and discuss the three tests of Universal Gravitation.
Essay Topic 6
Compare and contrast "reason" vs. "nature" as discussed in Chapter 1 of "Science and the Enlightenment."
Essay Topic 7
Explain the role literature played in the science field, as detailed in Chapter 1 of "Science and the Enlightenment."
Essay Topic 8
Explain the motion along a curve theory and its relevance to the Enlightenment.
Essay Topic 9
Compare and contrast positional astronomy to physical astronomy.
Essay Topic 10
Explain how subtle fluids effect electricity as discussed in Chapter 3 of "Science and...
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