Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


The mathematical study of probability had begun in 1654 in a correspondence between ________ and ________. (from Chapter 6, The Moral Sciences)


Newton had not made it clear whether the forces acting between the planets and between the parts of matter acted at a distance or through some intervening medium called a(n) ________. (from Chapter 3, Experimental Physics)


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)


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)


The concept of subtle fluids made its appearance around ________ when demonstration experiments in physics were rapidly gaining in popularity, according to the narrator in Chapter 3. (from Chapter 3, Experimental Physics)

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