History of Modern Philosophy
Azusa Pacific University
Dr. John Culp
January 14, 2004
"The Scientific Revolution"

I.   Reality as a mechanical reality
A.   A machine works the same way every time assuming the same input (cause)
B.   This is a development of this time, and had not previously been understood this way
II.   Bacon's Steps
A.   Collect information
B.   Categorize
C.   Look for similarity (generalizing)
D.   Test