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W OMEN C HALLENGE P HILOSOPHES. N EW E CONOMIC THINKING Sarah, Kylie, Kyra, Kayla
* The enlightenment slogan “free and equal” did not apply to women * Women protested this view in the mid and late 1700’s * Women wanted the same rights as men. * They were told they were ridiculous for this.
* Wollstonecraft believed had to be a good mom first then go after her own interests without asking for permission from a man * She also believe if men and women both went to school women would be more eligible to raise men
* Physiocrats believed in and based everything on natural rights * They applied this right to economics * Laissez Faire allowed them to manage business using little to no government
* In Adam Smith’s writing The Wealth of the Nations argued that there should be free market * Whenever there was a demand for things in the market he suggested to self manufacture it.