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how are the enlightenment and scientific revolution similar?

how are the enlightenment and scientific revolution similar?

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  1. The Enlightenment and the scientific revolution were two intellectual eras in the 17th and 18th centuries. Both took place in Western Europe and both sparked the thought process to make man’s life better.

    The Enlightenment

    The Enlightenment was a philosophical and intellectual movement that started in the 18th century, and helped shaped the foundation of science and other academic disciplines.
    The Enlightenment can also be viewed as a cultural movement that was fuelled by the Counter-Reformation and the Scientific Revolution. The Enlightenment’s main concepts include reason, science, and progress.

    The Scientific Revolution

    The Scientific Revolution was a historical period in which scientists started to focus on experimentation and empirical evidence to test their theories. The Scientific Revolution helped shaped science as we know it today.

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