- Some major developments were the Galileo telescope and the Copernician system.
- His philosophy was to find a new conception of what constitutes natural philosophy and how natural philosophy ought to be pursued.
- One idea he had was that all planets revolved around the Sun.
- "You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself."
- "All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."
- "I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use."
- Sidereus nuncius- ( Sidereal Messenger )
- Lettere sulle macchie solari- ( Letters on sun spots )
- Lettera a Madama Cristina-( Letters to the Grand Duchess Christina )
- Il saggiatore- ( The Assayer )
- Dialogo- ( Dialouge on the Two Chief Systems of the World
- Discorsi- ( Discourse on the Two New Sciences )
- One major development that he did was promoting the scientific method that we still use today
- His philosophy was to use inductive reasoning to improve the errors made by Aristotle, it's known as advancing the scientific method
- He took up Aristotelian ideas that were based around arguing for an empirical, inductive approach, known as the scientific method.
- "Hope is a good breakfeast,but it is a bad supper."
- "Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man."
- "If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties."
- A Letter of Advice to Queen Elizabeth
- The Advancement of Learning
- On the Wisdom of the Ancients
- Novum Organum
- The Great Saturation
- The History of Henry VII
- Historia Ventorum
- Some major developments he discovered were Newton's Three Laws of Motion, Universal Gravitation, and Optics
- His philosophy was a broad philosophy of science, which was that the action-at-a-distance implicit the idea of a force of function that encounter considerable resistance.
- His ideas became the foundation for modern physics, even today.
- "Tacts is the knack of making a point without making an enemy."
- "I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people."
- "If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants."
- The Principia: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy
- The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended
- The Laws of Gravitation
- Some major developments he did was that he was the first person to correctly describe the bloods circulation in the body, he also showed that arteries and veins form a complete circut
- His philosophy was to further the the acceptance of experimentation for determining the works of nature , rather than putting excessive reliance in authority
- One idea Harvey had was that the center of the blood circulation did not come from the liver, like what most believed to be the center of blood circulation
- "All we know is still infinitely less than all that remains unknown"
- "There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die."
- "I profess both to learn and to teach anatomy, not from books but from dissections; not from positions of philosophers but from the fabric of nature."
- An Anatomical Disquistion On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals
- Experiments Concerning Animal Gerneration
- Some of his major developments would be him discovering logarithims, and also invented the "Napier's Bones"
- His philosophy is that he devoted himself to the study of mathematics
- One of his ideas were discussions of theorems in spherical trigonomotry.
- "If language was given to men to conceal their thoughts, then gesture's purpose was to disclose them."
- "We can land men on the moon, but, for all our mechanical and electronic wizardry, we cannot reproduce an artificial fore-finger that can feel as well as beckon."
- "Doctrine does matter. But one must ever be reminded that to be right on doctrine does not mean one is right with the Lord."
- A Plaine Discovery of the Whole Revelation of St. John
- Mirifici logarithmorum canonis descriptio
- De arte logistica