The Role Of Voltaire In The Enlightenment

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Some of the main philosophers of the Enlightenment Period were Immanuel Kant, Voltaire, and David Hume. Kant played a big role in the devolvement of philosophy for his contribution in science, social behaviors, and religion. Kant expressed the contexts for understanding ethics and values which the western world integrated into their own culture and government. Voltaire was mainly an author, writing anything from plays to novels. However, he had a great interest in science which he acquired from Madame du Chậtelet, his mistress. Voltaire had an immense reputation for his radical views, sexual freedom, and negative views about Christianity. Voltaire was extremely vocal with his opinions which showed in his writings. Voltaire impacted the Western
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