Unformatted text preview: • Old Light Backlash The Enlightenment • Faith in human reason • Faith in possibility of progress • Environmentalism • Newtonian Science: natural laws of universe • John Locke, “Essay on Human Understanding”--“tabula rasa”, experience informs thinking--Individual is real; society is artificial creation--social contract, natural rights, civil government...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2009 for the course HIST history taught by Professor Megan during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '08
- US History