Gulliver's Travels - Humanities December 11, 2006 Wed...

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Humanities December 11, 2006 Wed afternoon from 3-5 office hours Neo classism- typically uses to describe to art and architecture The Enlightenment - intellectual movement in European and American culture - a continuation of ideas first seen in the renaissance - far more secular that the renaissance - explore the human aspirations and intellect - roughly 1700 to 1800 - term s used by figures in the enlightenment means to be enlightened - a new for of science (Sit Isaac Newton) - Emphasis on Empiricism o You go out and look o You trust your senses and assume/trust that human sees can verify the world o Places trust in verifying knowledge in the individual o Takes away trust in verifying from religious figures - New forms of government o Late 17 th century we have three major political revolutions English civil war American revolution French revolution o Take political power away from Queens and Kings and places it with the people o
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course HUMANITIES HU 101-202 taught by Professor Sweeting during the Spring '08 term at BU.

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Gulliver's Travels - Humanities December 11, 2006 Wed...

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