Saturday, November 1, 2014

Chapter 18 Part II


Bernard de Fontenelle
  • Pierre Bayle
  • John Locke
    • Two Treatises of Civil Government
    • Essay Concerning Human Understanding
  • philosophes
  • Baron de Montesquieu 
    • Spirit of the Laws
  • Voltaire
  • Denis Diderot
  • Baron Paul d'Holbach
  • David Hume
  • Jean de Condorcet
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau
  • salons


How was the spirit of the Enlightenment drawn from the Scientific Revolution of the 17th century?

How did Enlightenment thinkers address theories of government?  Of religion?

Predicting ahead, why might Enlightenment thought have made such a pivotal contribution towards the political revolutions of the late 18th century in both the United States and France?

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