- Galileo (1564-1642) : Galileo is one of the famous scientist who showed several of Aristotle's "truths" to be false and, by using a Telescope, extended the known number of bodies in the solar system to 11. Galileo argued that science could deal only with objective reality and that because human perceptions were subjective, they were outside the realm of science.

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