The Rational Philosophers Of The Enlightenment

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The Enlightenment came with a new vision of the future, which cast away the end of absolute authority. Philosophers of the Enlightenment thought they had discovered the easier formula for perpetual human happiness. They sought after to deliver the individuals from control so that they can act freely in harmony with their natures. On the other hand, the precise promised that pursuit of self-interest would benefit society; on the other, it promised that a free human reason would produce good moral account. In other words, individual freedom allows the function of natural laws. By believing that, they had learned these laws, 18th century rationalists thought they had found the secret of never-ending progress. The rational philosophy hinders the

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