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History
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History 1401E
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Semester
Winter

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The EnlightenmentWhat is the enlightenmentdare to knowImmanuel Kant 17241804th18 century movement when European philosophers and intellectuals were breaking away from the pastIt comes from the scientific revolutionSir Isaac Newton 16421727mathematical lawsscientific worldview instead of Godmade science easier for general public to understandThe World is no longer mysterious like it was in the middle ages or medieval periodJohn Locke 16321704Most important workHuman UnderstandingTabula RasaBlank SlateHe believed that society shapes human behaviour people are naturally goodThe Enlightenment REALLY takes place in France with the PhilopsophesphilosophersKey characteristicsScepticismBelieved in Natural LawsBelieved in Science and Rea
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