"If i were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics". -Galieo Galilei
" The bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go"( Doc. 1B)
"The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property "( Doc. 3B)
"What worries you, Masters you". - John Locke
Achievements: Most scholars in Galileo's time thought that was article could never be accepted . But Galileo rejected that and used a scientific method to instigate. He discovered that the moon was rough and uneven. The Pope even apologized to him. They told him he was wrong at first, but then realized he was right.
Background: Galileo one to University at 17, he became fascinated with mathematics, and philosophy.But he became famous for his theories on gravity. Galileo would be willing to directly challenge theories that had been widely believer for centuries.
Published works: "Galileo's observations of the sky supported the heliocentric theory, which had been developed by the astronomer Copernicus."( Doc.1B) Most of Galileo's published works where about planets and astronomy.
Achievements: John approved the changes in England. He made an agreement that in which gave free people to give power to the government in exchange of protection. Locke was apart of the government.
Published works : "At this time HE had already written niche of his most important work, Two Treaties of Government." ( Doc.3B) "However, he added a preface before it was published in 1690to argue that his book offered a theory of government that justifies Parliament's actions." ( Doc. 3B)
Background : When he was younger he showed intelligence. At the age of 20 he went to the University of Oxford. Locke's father fought for the parliaments . John was born on the country side of England in 1632.