The Enlightenment Theorists

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The Enlightenment’s important theorists included a various amount of people such as the Englishmen Thomas Hobbes and John Locke along with French idealist Voltaire. One new idea and concept of the Enlightenment was religion. It was a time of religious innovation due to John Locke’s concept that government needs to have religious toleration and not impose any ideologies on their subjects. Locke also argued that human nature was liable to change and that knowledge is gained through accumulated experience rather than by accessing some sort of outside truth. Another new idea and concept of the Enlightenment was egalitarianism. Feminist Mary Wollstonecraft advocated this concept significantly and this topic lead to be a major result of the Haitian
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