a blank page with the idea that all people are born into the world blank or innocent
an increasing powerful social force due to the printing press which circulated everywhere in Erope
The writers and critics who flourished in the expanding print culture and who took the lead in forging the new attitude favorable to change
a novel written by voltaire that displayed a more optimistic view of life and nature.
Spinoza set the example for a secularized version of judaism
established the main outlines of an assimilationists position.
Lady mary wortley montagu
wrote a series of letters about her experience in Islam. A positive commentator on eighteenth century islam.
One of the greates monuments of the enlightment and its most monumental undertaking in the realm of print culture.
A leader in the Encyclopedia nad rpoduced the first volume
Marquis Cesare Beccaria
published on crimes and punishments in which he applied critical analysis to the problem of making punishments bot effective and just
people in france hat sought to impose mercantilist legislation and regulation of labor by governments and guilds actually hampered the expansion of trade, manufacture, and agriculture.
The Wealth of Nations
Written by Adam smith believed that economic liberty was the foundation of a natural economic system. laissez faire. wanted mercantilism to be abolished.
Spirit of Laws
Written by Montesque held up the example of the British constitution as the wisest model for reglating the power of the government .proper government depended on multiple variables such as location, ethnicity, etc.
one of the few enlightened voices that criticized the European empires on moral grounds especially the conquest of the Americas.
wrote A vinidication of the rights of women whch brought roussoea before the judgment of the rational enlightenment .
marquise de popadour
an art style that embraced lavish, often light hearted decoration with an emphasis of pascel colrs.
an art form that returned themes of topics, styles drawn from antiquity itself from hte renaissance
Fredrick the Great
embodied enlightmen absolutism. forge a powerful state.
Austrian embodied rational impersonal force as did the emperor joseph II of Austria . He was the son of Maria Theresa and co ruler with her.