Purchase Solution

# Cartesian vs. Newtonian Methodology

Not what you're looking for?

Compare and contrast the similarities and differences in the methodology of Descartes and Isaac Newton.

##### Solution Summary

The solution is a concise 490-word discussion of the specific attributes and comparative differences between Cartesian and Newtonian research methodology. References are listed for expansion. A word version is attached for easy printing.

##### Solution Preview

Dear Student,
Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. It has been written specifically as a tutorial module for this problem you have uploaded. You can also use he listed references for further studies. Good luck!

Sincerely,
OTA 105878/Xenia Jones
----------------------------------------------------

Cartesian vs. Newtonian Methodology

The Cartesian method is based on the ideas of Enlightenment philosopher & scientist Rene Descartes especially via his work 'Meditations'. As a way of interrogating reality, he follows what he deems are important procedures which he learned from his mathematical training - what is true is what cannot be doubted to be otherwise, to attack a question, one has to divide it into manageable parts, to do so one must start from the simplest to the most complex and a constant review must be undertaken to ensure that the entire argument is taken into account, always. As a Mathematician, Descartes was ...

Solution provided by:
###### Education
• MPhil/PhD (IP), Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
• MA, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
• Certificate, Geva Ulpan (via Universita Tel Aviv)
• BA, University of the Philippines
###### Recent Feedback
• "Thank you!:)"
• "Excellent, thank you!:)"
• "Thank you so much for your timely help. Much appreciated."
• "Thanks so much for your support."

##### Variables in Science Experiments

How well do you understand variables? Test your knowledge of independent (manipulated), dependent (responding), and controlled variables with this 10 question quiz.

##### Classical Mechanics

This quiz is designed to test and improve your knowledge on Classical Mechanics.

##### Introduction to Nanotechnology/Nanomaterials

This quiz is for any area of science. Test yourself to see what knowledge of nanotechnology you have. This content will also make you familiar with basic concepts of nanotechnology.

##### The Moon

Test your knowledge of moon phases and movement.

##### Intro to the Physics Waves

Some short-answer questions involving the basic vocabulary of string, sound, and water waves.