16th-18th Century World Cultures
Week Eleven (Chapter 25)

Greek
Pythagoras
Eratosthenes
Anaximander
Leucippus/Democritus
Empedocles
Aristarchus
Ptolemy
Aristotle
Galen

Roman

Medieval
Ptolemy’s model

from the 15th Century
Neoplatonism

Hermes Trismegistus

Nicolas Copernicus
Giordano Bruno
Johannes Kepler
Galileo Galilei
Paracelsus
Andreas Vesalius - De Fabrica
William Harvey
Mercator

Scientific Reasoning
Descartes - Cartesianism

Pascal

Sir Francis Bacon

Sir Isaac Newton

Scientific Method

Philosophy
English
   Thomas Hobbes - Leviathan

   John Locke - Essay Concerning Human Understanding

French
   Cornelius Jansen
   Richard Simon
   Pierre Bayle

Dutch
   Baruch Spinoza

Literature
vernacular

England
   Shakespeare
   John Milton
   Daniel Defoe

Spain
   Lope de Vega
   Miguel de Cervantes

France
   Racine
   Moliere
   Christine de Pizan
   Madeleine de Scudery
   Marie de Sevigne
   Catherine de Rambouillet

New World
   Juana Ines de la Cruz

Baroque
Bernini
Rubens
Caravaggio
Velazquez
Rembrandt
Monteverdi
Bach
Van Dyck

Rome