Presentation on theme: "CHAPTER 17 An Age of Enlightenment. What intellectual developments led to the Enlightenment? EEnlightenment ““Dare to Know!” RReason, Natural Law,"— Presentation transcript:
What intellectual developments led to the Enlightenment? EEnlightenment ““Dare to Know!” RReason, Natural Law, Hope, Progress UUse Scientific Method for all corners of life RRelease yourself from shackles of old traditions and religions EEnlightenment leaders believed they could find the scientific laws that governed society (using reason)
The scientists of the 17 th century wanted to exalt God, not undermine Christianity But as scientific knowledge spread more educated men began to question religious truths Travel Literature made people aware of other cultures The “natural man” or “noble savage” in undeveloped countries proved to Enlightenment thinkers that there were flaws in the monarchies they lived under Some began to evaluate their cultures in comparison to others
What intellectual developments led to the Enlightenment?
Wheaties “Champions of Enlightenment” Choose a philosophe or person of note to study (no repeats!) Bring in a cereal box to school, minimum size 10x7in Bring in any materials you need to decorate (I’ll provide paper to cover it) On the front you will affix a color picture of you subject with subtitle noting name and why they’re famous On the back a typed summarization of the Enlightenment and how your champion was involved On side 1 you will create a “have you seen this person” on one figure of history NOT in this chapter On side 2 you will compile a list of “ingredients from the Enlightenment
Wheaties “Champions of Enlightenment” Baron de Montesquieu Voltaire Denis Diderot David Hume Francois Quesnay Adam Smith Paul d’Holbach Marie-Jean de Condorcet Jean-Jacques Rousseau Mary Astell Mary Wollstonecraft Francisco Suárez Francis Bacon Mir Damad Mulla Sadra Thomas Hobbes Pierre Gassendi René Descartes Thomas Browne John Milton Blaise Pascal John Locke Baruch Spinoza Nicolas Malebranche Isaac Newton Gottfried Leibniz Pierre Bayle Galileo Galilei