Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What was the name of the leader of the natural history revival in England and the best naturalist of his age, according to the narrator in Chapter 5? (from Chapter 5, Natural History and Physiology)

2.

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

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.

Haller carried out his famous investigations into the sensibility and irritability of __________, according to Chapter 5. (from Chapter 5, Natural History and Physiology)

5.

All of the following English philosophers had shown convincingly that knowledge about the physical world could not be obtained from first principles without resort to experiment except for whom? (from Chapter 3, Experimental Physics)

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