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Enlightenment

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bacon
empiricism
bacon
knowledge is power
descartes
cartesian dualism - thinking substance and extended substance
descartes
i think therefore i am
descartes
extended substance is objective
harvey
on the circulation of heart and blood
ptolemy
geocentric universe
copernicus
heliocentric universe
copernicus
on the revolution of heavenly spheres
tycho brahe
data on planetary positions
kepler
heliocentric w/ elliptical orbits
galileo
telescope: moon, sun, jupiter's moons
galileo
motion on earth: falling, inertia
newton
universal laws of motion
newton
co-invented calculus
bayle
prominent skeptic: beliefs had no foundation; ppl gullible
bayle
historical and critical dictionary: truth often opinion
spinoza
denied divine inspiration & miracles
richard simon
textual criticism on bible: moses didn't write 1st 5 books
hobbes
life is nasty, brutish, and short in a state of nature
hobbes
leviathan: strong government maintains order
locke
tabula rasa
locke
essay concerning human understanding
locke
natural rights: life, liberty, property
locke
two treatises of government