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#þLc ##c ## #°#T###Ð#####ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ#######,####### # ############################################### # #####à=Ð/######Ð#8############### ################################################################################### #####################################Russell L. Ellis History 211 Dr. John Thomas 10 Pt. Paper; Identification Page 1 of 2 P deists rationalist thinkers of the 17th and 18th cent., who held that the course of nature demonstrates the existence of God, while they rejected formal religion and claims of supernatural revelation. Voltaire, J.J. Rousseau, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson were deists. T Thomas Paine1737Ä1809, Anglo-American political theorist and writer; b. England. In 1774 he emigrated to America, where he wrote (1776) the successful pamphlet Common Sense. During the American Revolution he began a series of 16 pamphlets (1776Ä83), The Crisis. In The Rights of Man (two parts, 1791, 1792), written in England, he defended the French Revolution in reply to Edmund Burke, arguing that only
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