Jean-Jacques Rousseau, one of the most prominent philosophes of the Enlightenment
(1750-1789), wrote about the origins of political inequality between men. Influenced by early
philosophes such as John Locke and Thomas Hobbes, Rousseau criticized
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In 1859 Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species. In this book, Darwin
founded the basis of the scientific theory of evolution. In the nineteenth century, Darwins
findings, which he ca