The Ideas that Made the Modern World
Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 01.10.2008 - 408 Seiten
The Ideas that made the Modern World is part of the Britannica Guide Series that offers a look into the people, philosophy, and history of the enlightenment. The Britannica Guides series offers an essential introduction to many of the key issues of our time. Clear, accurate, and meticulously researched, the series gives both background and analysis for when you need to know for sure what is really happening in the world, whether you are an expert, student, or traveler.
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7 Philosophy Ethics and Religion
Thinkers Writers and Revolutionaries
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18th century Academy aesthetic argued authority Bacon became Bentham body Burke cause civil concept constitution contemporary criticism culture d'Alembert David Hume declared Deist Denis Diderot Descartes Diderot EÂmile economic elected EncyclopeÂdie England English Essay established ethics Europe experience force France freedom French French Revolution historical Enlightenment Hobbes Hume ideas Immanuel Kant important individual influence intellectual Jacobin Club Jean-Jacques Rousseau John Locke judgement Kant knowledge labour later Leibniz liberal liberty Locke Locke's London mathematics ment metaphysics method mind modern moral motion Newton Newtonian object Paine Paris Parliament philosopher physical physiocrats political Principia principles produced published reason reform religion religious Revolution revolutionary Robert Boyle Robespierre Rousseau Royal scientific Scottish Scottish Enlightenment sense Shaftesbury Smith social society Spinoza theory Thomas Thomas Paine thought tion Treatise universal utilitarian Voltaire Wealth of Nations Wilkes writings wrote