To What Extent Did The Enlightenment Lead To Revolution

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Enlightenment leads to Revolution In the resent hundred years there have been many advancements in the field of science and medicine. For example the scientific method. The old way for the scientific method was that scholars relied on ancient authorities, church teachings, common sense, and reasoning to explain the physical world. Now we use observation, experimentation, and scientific reasoning to gather knowledge and draw conclusions about the physical world says, (Roger B. Beck, Linda Black, Larry S. Kreiger, Phillip C. Naylor & Dahia Ibo Shabaka 1240). We got these ideas and way of thinking by Robert Boyle. Boyle spearheaded the use of the scientific method in chemistry. Boyle thought that the matter was made of different particles that formed together to make on thing. Because of this many breakthroughs occurred all around the world. Another example of scientific revolution is Newton. According to (Roger B. Beck, Linda Black, Larry S. Kreiger, Phillip C. Naylor & Dahia Ibo Shabaka 1241) in 1687 he published his ideas…show more content…
Both Thomas Hobbes and John Locke had different ideas about the government and human nature. When Hobbes was in the English Civil War he was convinced that humans are naturally selfish and wicked people, and without government there would be no order in the world, and there would be in chaos. Hobbs thought that the ruler need a total power to keep the people under control, which would be an absolute monarchy. John Locke on the other hand, had a different opinion, it was a more positive view on human nature. Locke thought the people can learn from their mistakes and improve themselves. Locke thought that absolute monarchy was a terrible idea and that self governing was the right way to go. Locke's ideas had a huge influence on modern political thinking, they help do you inspire liberty in Europe and the
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