Modern Science DBQ

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The second topic is science, which definitely helped to shape modern society. In the renaissance we learned many facts about anatomy that are still beneficial today. The vitruvian man (document 3) was made by da Vinci, an artist, mathematician, and an important figure in the Italian renaissance. He based his ideas off of the architect Vitruvius, who based his designs off the human body. He based proportions similarly, measuring the human body and relating it to measurements suitable for a building. Andreas Vesalius had similar views of anatomy and thought it was critical to the medical and scientific world. At the time of the 15th-16th century anatomy was considered to be of little usefulness to the world of medicine. Vesalius believed that

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