4 Major Ideas

of Enlightment

Existence of natural laws

The natural laws states that people should live by the perception and organization of nature and God "rules". These rights were given at birth and the rights are the famous words of life, liberty, and the pursuit of hapiness. This was used to solve political and social problems at the time.

Natural Rights to Individuals

These rights were made by John Locke, giving people at birth, life, liberty, and property. This is very similar to natural laws because they have a similar purpose as you can see. This also put checks and balances in order to limit Goverment power and accessories. This also gave people a way to progress, be happy, and evolve as human beings.
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Power of human reason

The power of human reason is a very important topic because it contradicts a lot of things. This said that people should science, mathematically, and examine observations and actions in life rather than just agreeing with faith. This also was incorporated to scientific methods and reasoning.

Progressive improvement

This theory was using and incorporating all the previous theory's into one and being able to progress everyday and moment we move forward. In order to do that, people needed to be happy, have liberty, reason, and the urge to get better as a whole.
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Part 2

John Locke is known as the "Father of Classical Liberism". John Locke was somebody who thought people should have natural rights because people were morally and reasonable enough. John Locke because of these rights, felt the need to reject any absolute monarchy. With all these thoughts of enlgihtment, his goal was to give people a mental wake up call for the right to revolutionize.

Part 3

Art changed in many ways during this period and it started with Neoclassical forms with more elaborate and creative ideas. Before this era, paintings were just very big and elegant, but with few characteristics and purpose. The new art contained more elaborate, detailed paintings that incorporated philosophical ideas and theories. These forms of art are similar to what Greece and Rome used before time.