french revoluation dates - who - main ideas - def
1789 - 1799 les philosophes - diderot, voltaire - empiricism - reason with science. critics of the church, faught for freedome of speech, freedome from arbitrary power, from tyrants, nobles. would the foundation for law based societies and liberal. against supersittion and religous dogma. influenced from I Newton acquired his knowledge of knowledge, John Loch human minds are blank slates.