Updated: 2/14/2020

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  • Enlightenment was an intellectual movement that took place in europe in the 1600's and 1700's
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  • was an English philosopher and statesman who served as Attorney General and as Lord Chancellor of England. His works are credited with developing the scientific method.
  • Renaissance the word rebirth because in the enlightenment it was a "NEW BEGINNING"
  • Galileo galilei was an Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer, sometimes described as a polymath, from Pisa. Galileo has been called the "father of observational astronomy"
  • Philosophy and humanism, It gained influence with many people
  • Scientific Revolution,Humanism in italy impacted the arts but spread to science during the scientific revolution
  • Denis Diderot was a French philosopher, art critic, and writer, best known for serving as co-founder, chief editor, and contributor to the Encyclopédie along with Jean le Rond d'Alembert. He was a prominent figure during the Age of Enlightenment.
  • Democracy,scholar studied the ideas of greek democracy and roman republicanism in search of ideas about how people should govern themselves.
  • Immanuel Kant was an influential Prussian German philosopher in the Age of Enlightenment. In his doctrine of transcendental idealism, he argued that space, time, and causation are mere sensibilities; "things-in-themselves" exist, but their nature is unknowable.
  • the thinkers of the enlightenment based there ideas around two fundamental concepts, rationalism and individualism.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Genevan philosopher, writer and composer. His political philosophy influenced the progress of the Enlightenment throughout Europe, as well as aspects of the French Revolution and the development of modern political, economic and educational thought.