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Unformatted text preview: of thought. * English doctor, philosopher, and writer John Locke , (16321704) * Locke, who has been called the founder of the analytic philosophy of mind, published the Two Treatises of Government , which disputed the divine right of kings and popularized the idea of natural rights. * Scottish philosopher and economist Adam Smith (17231790) * The economist Smith, in his book The Wealth of Nations , proposed that even economics is governed by a system of natural laws that work in an ordered and rational way, if not interfered with by governments and monopolies. * There are three major divisions of Enlightenment literature: the Age of Dryden, the Age of Pope, and the Age of Johnson....
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