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The 18th Century Enlightenment. By: Luke Robbins, Isabel Leonard, and Sydney Weisbach. TIMELINE. ENLIGHTENMENT.

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The 18th Century Enlightenment

By: Luke Robbins, Isabel Leonard, and Sydney Weisbach



ENLIGHTENMENT

A philosophical movement of the 18th century that emphasized the use of reason to scrutinize previously accepted doctrines and traditions and that brought about many humanitarian reforms.


Philosophes

  • Started in France

  • Began in 1656

  • Intellectual thinkers that began to push people to think not of religion and superstition to rational thinking and questioning

  • Theory of Progress


John Locke

  • Two Treatises of Government

  • Natural Laws

  • Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • Political Philosopher

John Locke

What he did, his effect on the enlightenment

Things that influenced the enlightenment

(did john locke invent natural law? Or Im not sure)

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Beginning of the enlightenment
Beginning of The Enlightenment

  • Essay on Tolerance

  • The Glorious Revolution

  • William III and Mary II


Francois-Marie Arouet

  • Pen name is Voltaire

  • Individual Freedom

  • Against the Roman Catholic church and Christianity

Voltaire

Basically anything significant about him because he is like very important and stuff


Baron De Montesquieu

  • L’Esprit de Lois (1748)

  • Letters Persanes (Persian Letters)

Baron De montesquie

His ideas and the revolution

List of his works


Jean- Jaque Rousseau

  • Political Equality

  • The Social Contract

  • Popular Sovereignty/ Sovereignty


Adam Smith

  • Wealth of Nations

  • Laws of Supply and Demand


Mary Astell

Her

Howshe influenced the Enlightenment

Effect on society

Mary Astell

  • Enlightenment Feminist

  • A Serious Proposal to The Ladies Part I and II


Mary Wollstonecraft

  • Philosopher and Feminist

  • A Vindication of Women’s Rights


Deism

  • The belief, based solely on reason, in a God who created the universe and then abandoned it, assuming no control over life, exerting no influence on natural phenomena, and giving no supernatural revelation.



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