The Age of Enlightenment. Origins The Enlightenment. Origins of Enlightenment. Science Newton’s laws of physics make sense of the universe Science allows alternatives to be imagined in politics and social reform Growth of Scientific Academies. Origins of Enlightenment. Religion
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
The Age of Enlightenment
“The effects we observe . . . . must have been produced by something before it, and that again by something else before that, till we come to an eternal, that is to say, the first power of all powers and first cause of all causes; and this is the name of God.”
Descartes: the founder of Rationalism
Reason and Logic
Empiricism (learning by doing)
Nostalgia for the past
Philosopher in Meditation
“I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”
Making the Enlightenment Popular
“What can be the temper of a man who is uniquely occupied with the important business of amusing women and who spends his entire life doing for them what they ought to do for us?"
Music and Art