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Unformatted text preview: Reflect on benign order of the world Non-tleological The End God created world & exists in moral relation to man Matter inert, god sustains energies of universe But this God Is more remote Nature sumple not symbolic Free Masonry 1717 1:14 The Catholic church adopts Decartes because he doesn't explicitly support Copernicanism He still leaves room for God French see this new support That Newton's calculations are correct So now they're moving towards newton Voltaire insulted a nobleman He used a monarch given ticket to arrest someone and Voltaire gets deported Goes to England where he realizes how different and how much better it is He writes his views on England, then goes back to France as a major figure Then he supports Newtonian in another publication and now it's embraced because he was so celebrated at this point...
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- Spring '08
- Middle Ages, Aristocracy, great aristocratic houses, monarch given ticket, Catholic church adopts