MVAP Euro Enlightenment Philosophes

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DiesmNatural Religion, the idea that god created a rational universe based on natural law and does not intervene.The Spirit of the LawsWritten by Montesquieu, this document outlined the concept of separation of powersAdam SmithScottish economist who wrote the Wealth of Nations a precursor to modern Capitalism.Laissez-FaireIdea that government should play as small a role as possible in economic affairs.SkepticismA philosophy which suggests that nothing can ever be known for certain.John WesleyEnglish clergyman and founder of Methodism (1703-1791)PietismThis was a movement within Lutheranism that revived Protestantism that called for an emotional relationship, allowed for the priesthood of all believers, and the Christian rebirth in everyday affairsNeoclassicismthe revival of a classical style or treatment in art, literature, architecture, or music.Johann Sebastian BachBaroque composer

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