Influences Of The Enlightenment

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The Enlightenment was a philosophical movement which leaded the world’s ideas in Europe in the 18th century and mobilized by varies group of philosophes. Numerous ideas of the French and American Revolutions originated from the Enlightenment. The movement was pivotal in developing every aspect of the modern world, most particularly in terms of natural laws, politics and government. Without the central ideas of the Enlightenment, our world would have been different. The following paragraphs will discuss the influences of the Enlightenment with reference to Isaac Newton and John Locke. Isaac Newton had a huge impact on the Enlightenment and beyond, especially on natural laws in the secular world. Gribbin (2002) said It was Newton 's conception
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