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Which idea did Descartes contribute to the Scientific Revolution?
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Weegy: The idea that Descartes contributed to the Scientific Revolution was: Logic and mathematics could figure out the uncertainties of existence.
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The idea that Descartes contributed to the Scientific Revolution was to use deductive reasoning to test hypotheses. He proposed that the test of an alleged truth is the clarity with which it may be apprehended, or proven. For Descartes, the most clearly apprehended truth is that of existence itself, expressed famously as "I think, therefore I am," (cogito, ergo sum).
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