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Enlightenment Thinkers (after Locke):Voltaire (Francis Marie Arouet) 1694-1778-Letters on England 1733-Candide 1759Denis Diderot 1713-1784-Encyclopedia (1751-1766)Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu 1689-1755-Spirit of the Laws 1748Jean Jacques Rousseau 1712-1778-Discourses 1750; 1755-Social Cntrct 1762Enlightened Depots:-Catherine the Great (Russia) 1762-1796-Frederick the Great (Prussia) 1740-1786-Joseph II (Austria) 1780-1790VOLTAIRE-Wants us to become more civilized-philosopheDIDEROT-Came up with the first encyclopedia-He sneaks in propaganda for peace -Use as science to argue for rationality MONTESQUIU-Wrote “The Spirit of the Laws”oDifferent governments suit different peopleoThe best power is the one who divides power and separate them in different groups, balance of powersJEAN JON ROSSSEOU-He goes to paris and is great hit in the aristocratic “party” salons-

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Professor
Cardoza
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Candide, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Different religious groups, JEAN JON ROSSSEOU

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