Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

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)

3.

Joseph Black studied chemistry with ________ at Glasgow, serving for three years as his assistant, according to Chapter 4. (from Chapter 4, Chemistry)

4.

In Chapter 5, Ingen-Housz was able to show in his "Experiments on Vegetables" that it was ________ not ________, that was essential for the production of oxygen by the leaves. (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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