Chapter 18, Kyle Hardison
Copernicus's 'On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres'
Kepler formulates the three laws of planetary motion
1609 - 1619
Descartes' mathematical vision
Galileo's 'Dialogue on the Two Chief Systems of the World'
The Trial of Galileo
The Royal Society of London created
'Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds'
Newton's 'Mathematical Principals of Natural Philosophy'
Locke's 'Second Treatise of Civil Government'
Bayle's 'Historical and Critical Dictionary'
Montesquieu's 'The Persian Letters'
Maria Theresa gives Silesia to Prussia
Montesquieu's 'The Spirit of Laws'
Rousseau's 'The Social Contract'
Peter III overthrown in Russia
Catherine orders new law codes to be made
Condorcet's 'Progress of the Human Mind'