What is an important similarity between the way scientists were thinking during the Scientific Revolution and the way philosophers were thinking during the Enlightenment?

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The Scientific Revolution paved the way for the Enlightenment. The Scientific Revolution began between the mid-sixteenth to mid-seventeenth century. Some historians use Nicolas Copernicus's heliocentric model of the universe, and others use Galileo's "Sidereus Nuncius" ("Starry Messenger," in which he published his findings from his views in a telescope) to mark the beginning of this period. These publications are separated by about sixty years (published in 1543 and 1610, respectively).

The major linchpins of the Scientific Revolution were Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, and Descartes. Copernicus's brainchild was the model of the universe with the sun as the center (anathema to the conservative Church, which required that the Earth be the center of the cosmos). Johannes Kepler (working in the Copernican tradition) developed three planetary laws (essentially accounting for their elliptical path around the sun, their varying velocities, and the relationship of each planet's orbital period...

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