PHIL 102: Midterm #2 Study GuideI.The Enlightenment1.In what way(s) was the Enlightenment revolutionary?A.The driving force behind the two political revolutions at the end of the 18th centuryB.It was the time of revolutionary ideas; science; liberal thinking; progressive thinkingC.Scientific revolution: before people would just accept the word of alleged authorities
i.What are Enlightenment values and attitudes?
ii.Who were Enlightenment thinkers and what were their contributions to the Enlightenment?
ii.What texts were inspired by or essential to the Enlightenment?
i.Who was Descartes? What did he write?
B.What is Rationalism? Empiricism?