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Unformatted text preview: and popularized and worked with ideas of others rather than make their own. Developed philosophy of Enlightenment and spread it to western Europe and American colonies. Isaac Newton: regarded by the philosphes as the synthesizer of the Scientific Revolution, described universe as material, ordered and mechanical and was a deist. Nature functioned logically, and what is natural is also reasonable. Philosophes felt that is methodology, which relied on empiricism, was the correct means of arriving at truth....
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- Spring '08