I do not agree with what you have to say, but i'll defend to the death your right to say it.
All mankind... being equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possession. (Doc 3B)
Perpetual and restless desire [for] power... that ceases only in death. (Doc 2B)
Publications He was most famous for his book, Candide (1758). Wrote Age of Enlightenment. Philosiphical Letters (1734)
Backround Information Born in France, 1694, died in 1778. Attended a Catholic college. (Jesuit) Imprisoned for about a year for daring to mock Duc d' Orleans.
Greatest Achievments Voltaire had many ideas in which he conveyed through plays, essays and books. He was most famous for his book, Candide (1758) Ideas about religious tolerance changed American political thinkers. (Document 5B)
Publications John Locke wrote an Autobiography about himself. (1632-1704) Also wrote the Two Treaties of Government
Greatest Achievments Two Treaties of Government was written by John Locke which was about the state of nature and civil society. (Doc 3A) In 1776, Locke's ideas were used in the American Deceleration of Indepenence.
Background Born in countryside of England in 1632. Attended Oxford University when he was 20. "John Lockes political philosophy came to reflect his fathers belief in limited government." (Document 3B)
Background Born in England in 1588. Studied at Oxford Universities (Doc 2B) Hobbes believed in a absolute monarchy ("Government that gives all power to king or queen") Believed that democracy would never work.
Greatest Achievments Many ideas that changed society as a whole. Hobbes appointed "diverse group of representitves.to present the problems of the common people to the leviathian." (Doc 2A) They only got to present opinions because all final decisions were made by the leviathian.
Publications Thomas Hobbes wrote The Citezen (De Cive)(Doc 2A) The Citizen talked about how the state of men would be without a civil society.