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The Age of Enlightenment. 1700-1789. The Age of Enlightenment. A period of intellectual exchange in Europe during the 18 th century “ Progress ” A desire for political and social change. The Age of Enlightenment. What made the Enlightenment possible?. The Philosophes.

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the age of enlightenment1
The Age of Enlightenment
  • A period of intellectual exchange in Europe during the 18th century
  • “Progress”
  • A desire for political and social change
the age of enlightenment2
The Age of Enlightenment
  • What made the Enlightenment possible?
the philosophes
The Philosophes
  • Intellectuals who discussed ideas
  • Used reason to explain their world
  • Believed that Reason could improve society
  • Believed in tolerance for all religions
voltaire 1694 1778
Voltaire (1694-1778)
  • French intellectual who criticized French society
john locke 1632 1704
John Locke (1632-1704)
  • Treatises on Government
  • Essay on Human Understanding
  • “Tabula Rasa”
denis diderot 1713 1784
Denis Diderot (1713-1784)
  • Published the Encyclopedia in 1772
  • Attempt to compile information on everything
baron de montesquieu 1689 1755
Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755)
  • French political philosopher
  • The Spirit of the Laws
baruch spinoza 1632 1677
Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677)
  • Jewish philosopher in Amsterdam
  • Belief in religious toleration
jean jacques rousseau 1712 1778
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)
  • The Social Contract (1762)
  • The “General Will”
adam smith 1723 1790
Adam Smith (1723-1790)
  • First modern economist
  • The Wealth of Nations (1776)
  • Laissez-Faire
mary wollstonecraft 1759 1797
Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)
  • Wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Women
  • Founder of modern feminism
the american revolution
The American Revolution
  • Was the American Revolution just a revolt against British taxation?
  • How was it based on Enlightenment principles?
  • In what ways is the Declaration of Independence based on John Locke’s Treatises on Government?
conclusion
Conclusion
  • The Enlightenment was a period of intellectual exchange in Europe during the 18th century
  • Several factors contributed to the Enlightenment
  • Philosophes expressed desire for social and political change
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