chap17 - promoted a healthy national economy. Jean-Jacques...

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Sarah Otto Section 2 February 3, 2011 Mr. Dunkel Chapter 17 Key terms Reason- According to thinkers like Decartes, reason is a subjective faculty or unaided ability to form concepts. Voltaire- Pseudonym of French philosopher and satirist Francois Marie Arouet, who championed the cause of human dignity against state and church oppression. Noted Deist and author of Candide. The Encyclopedia- Joint venture of French philosophy writers, helmed by Denis Diderot (1713-1784) which proposed to summarize all modern knowledge. Humanitarianism- issues that were affecting the Europeans dealing with individual rights and natural law. Adam Smith- (1723-1790) Scottish economist who proposed that individual self-interest naturally
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Unformatted text preview: promoted a healthy national economy. Jean-Jacques Rousseau- (1718-1778) Radical political theorist whose The Social Contract attacked privilege and inequality. The Vindication of the Rights of Woman- Noted work of Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797), English republican who applied Enlightenment political ideas to issues of gender. Salons- Informal gatherings of intellectuals and aristocrats that allowed the discourse of Enlightenment ideas Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart- (1756-1791) Austrian child prodigy and composer of instrumental music and operas....
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