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1588 - 1679 Thomas Hobbes |
1596 - 1650 Rene Descartes
1632 - 1704 John Locke
1646 - 1716 Gottfried Leibniz
1689 - Glorious Revolution England
1689 - 1755 Montesquieu
1694 - 1878 Voltaire
1706 - 1790 Benjamin Franklin
1711 - 1776 David Hume
1712 - 1778 Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1713 - 1784 Denis Diderot
1712 - 1790 Adam Smith
1724 - 1804 Immanuel Kant
1743 - 1826 Thomas Jefferson
1751 - 1836 James Madison
1789 - French Revolution
These men of the Enlightenment have believed in the power and goodness of human rationality.
This intellectual movement began in England, spreading its thoughts all over earth. These men did not think that the dark and superstitious character of the Middle Ages was the right way to live.
PBS has published this definition
1) Reason is the most significant and positive capacity of the human;
2) reason enables one to break free from primitive, dogmatic, and superstitious beliefs holding one in the bonds of irrationality and ignorance;
3) in realizing the liberating potential of reason, one not only learns to think correctly, but to act correctly as well;
4) through philosophical and scientific progress, reason can lead humanity as a whole to a state of earthly perfection;
5) reason makes all humans equal and, therefore, deserving of equal liberty and treatment before the law;
6) beliefs of any sort should be accepted only on the basis of reason, and not on traditional or priestly authority; and
7) all human endeavors should seek to impart and develop knowledge, not feelings or character.
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- Earth, the only home for Humans?
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- Why is Earth sick?
- Earth climate is changing
- Earth uncountable species
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Golden Gate Bridge
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