Age of reason

Age of reason

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  • The Enlightenment or The Age of Reason happened in France during the eighteenth century
  • It was a period of time where French philosophers emphasized human reason and logic and explored new ideas
  • My name is Olympe de Gouges, i published the Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen. I believe that women should be equal in every aspect of public and private life
  • I am Thomas Hobbes and I believe are naturally aggressive and that conflict is natural
  • I came up with an agreement where people give up rights in exchange for protection and order, its called a social contract
  • Some of my ideas went against the Catholic church so they forced me to revoke my statements
  • Im Galileo Galilei and I made the first telescope and used it to study planets
  • My name is Francis Bacon and I helped create the scientific method, I think scientists should base their thinking on what they can observe
  • It consists of starting off with a question, then forming a hypothesis, finally they make tests and change the hypothesis if needed
  • The Scientific Method is the method that scientists use to this day
  • You might be wondering what i'm doing right now
  • I am in a public square, a place where people can go and have discussions on topics
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