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Rationalism%20outline%20views - • If the government does...

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Rationalism 1700-1800 based on science and reason   View of Man Able to be either good or bad; can make their own decisions Responsible for own decisions   View of Society Free of oppression to determine its own destiny Social problems solved with the aid of science and reason, not charity Government is a social contract where the gov’t. represents society
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Unformatted text preview: • If the government does not represent society, society has the right (obligation) to overthrow the government. View of Nature • A powerful force to be dealt with intellectually • Representative of God’s love for man View of God • Gifted man with intellect, free will, reason...
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2009 for the course ENGL 1302 taught by Professor Versailes during the Summer '09 term at Lone Star College.

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