Welcome to the Age of Reason
And I"m Jean Rousseau And I believed in voting on laws not just obeyed them
Hi I'm John Locke I believed that people were not born good or bad
The Age of the Enlightenment was in the 17 century
The enlightenment is a period of the time philosopher started taking about democracy &human nature. Many philosopher believed many things that our government today use thanks to them.
The Social Contract means a contract between citizens and their government. Me Rousseau was in the Social Contract "Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost".
“New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.”
The Scientific Revolution is thinking about the world based on observation questioning.
His work ‘Two Treatises of Government’ is an important text on political theory. Locke’s political ideas were founded on social contract theory and he advocated governmental separation of powers along with the establishment of a civil society to resolve conflicts in a civil way.
A Humanist is a person that believes in the dignity of humans
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