"Dare to know! Have the courage to use intellegence!"
He wrote "Essay Concerning Human Understanding". Denied Descartes belief in innate ideas. Offered the "tabula rasa" theory., English empiricist philosopher who believed that all knowledge is derived from sensory experience (1632-1704)
Locke's belief that everyone is born with a blank mind.
The intellectuals of the Enlightenment, they were literary people, professors, journalists, statesman, ecnomists, political scientists, and social reformers.
Usually ran by women, where the philosophes gathered for discussions on problems and topics about reform and the Enlightenment.
(1689-1788) "Persian Letters" and "Spirit of Laws". The three governments monarchy, republic, and depotism.
he did not like the slave trade and wanted tolerance of everyone and freedom of speech
(1712-1778) "Emile" and "Social Contract" and "Discourse on the Origins of Inequality of Mankind"