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AP Euro Ch 8 outline

AP Euro Ch 8 outline - CHAPTER 8 The Age of Enlightenment...

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CHAPTER 8: The Age of Enlightenment - IN later centuries, Enlightenment ideas continued to generate opposition to unpopular governments or dominant cultural ideologies or hierarchical social systems... - It was after 1700 that the idea of progress became explicit. (before that = sporadic intellectual dispute among Ancients and Moderns) - They thought of God less as a Father than as a First Cause of the physical universe - Pietism stressed the inner spiritual experience of ordinary persons as distinct from the doctrines taught and debated in theological faculties. - While some of the elite joined in the new movements, it was on the whole those of the least comfortable classes who did so. - ...but the notion of secrecy was foreign to the Enlightenment, which relied above all else on publicity and the reading public. - to be “philosophical” in the 18 th century meant to approach any subject in a critical and inquiring spirit.
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