the Enlightenment

The Triumph of Virtue and Nobility Over Ignorance by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

Enlightenment thinkers tried to apply reason and the laws of nature to human society. Scientific successes from the Scientific Revolution convinced many of the power of human reason. Reformers set out to study human behavior and solve the problems of society. Using reason, people and governments could solve every social, political, and economic problem.

Our chart from class connecting enlightened philosophe with their idea(s).

As part of our introduction to the Enlightenment, our classes discussed the Scientific Revolution.  Groups were assigned influential people from both time periods to do a little bit of research about.

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