challenged the church; focused on actual information and human life
Scientist who figured out that the sun was in the center of our solar system.
planets revolve around the sun
supported the heliocentric solar system model; he spoke out against the church
a sudden, rapid change (Industrial Revolution, Scientific,
Believed people should have natural rights (life, liberty, property.) Government should support the people and make sure people get these rights.
Means power comes from god
Enlightenment (2 changes in society)
-Rise of individualism.
-shift focus from religion to the real world.
Kings that have complete power