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Enlightenment in the 18th Century.
Analyze the ways in which Enlightenment thought addresses religious beliefs and social issues in the 18th century.
he Enlightenment in the 18th century addressed religious issues and social issues because it allowed people to think whatever way they wanted, such as, Atheism, Rococo Art, and Laissez-Faire
Religious beliefs -
Deism: The world was like a machine
Immanuel Kant: Defined the Enlightenment as man leaving his self conscious
John Locke: Everybody born with a blank mind
John Wesley: "gift of God's grace" assured him of salvation
Poland: newly found religious tolerance
Pietism: desire for a deeper personal devotion to God
D'holbach: Strict Atheism, and materialism, God not necessary, humans were machines
Skepticism: having doubts or questioning attitudes, especially about religion
Social Issues -
Voltaire: Criticized many of Frances policies like religious toleration and royal absolutism and admired English government, he lived in France
Diderot: 28 volume encyclopedia filled with idea's of the Enlightenment
Astell: argued for better education for women
Vindication of the Rights of Women
stated that since women have reason they are entitled to the same rights as men
Salons: "Safe Rooms" for Philosophers to meet and express their idea's
Wealth of the Nations
discussed supply-demand, labor constituted the real wealth of nations, and end protective tariffs
Physiocrats: modern economics, discover natural economic forces, Laissez-Faire
Pascal: tried to keep science and religion together
Rococo art: grace and gentle action
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