Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

In Chapter 4, Abbe Condillac claimed that ________ was the best language because it had the best symbols. (from Chapter 4, Chemistry)

2.

Joseph Priestly and Henry Cavendish continued to use the term ________ for the action of fire in combustion, in Chapter 4. (from Chapter 4, Chemistry)

3.

The concept of a ________ was a necessary step in the process of quantification, according to the narrator in Chapter 3. (from Chapter 3, Experimental Physics)

4.

The first mortality tables from which life insurance premiums could be calculated were constructed just at the end of the ________ century. (from Chapter 6, The Moral Sciences)

5.

Who opened his "Spirit of the Laws" with a definition of law in Chapter 6? (from Chapter 6, The Moral Sciences)

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