Why was Voltaire interested in the philosophy of John Locke and the ideas of Sir Isaac Newton?

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Voltaire

Why was Voltaire interested in the philosophy of John Locke and the ideas of Sir Isaac Newton?

Socials Studies

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How did the political and social ideas of the five philosophers John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, Voltaire, Baron de Montesquieu, and Denis Diderot, impact social equality, democracy, human rights, constitutionalism, and nationalism?

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social studies

which Enlightenment thinker taught that life is "brutish" and societies need strong rulers? a) Thomas Hobbes. b) John Locke c) Jean-Jacques Rousseau d) Voltaire

i need help

Which statement BEST describes the philosophy of John Locke?

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In which of the following sentences do you find a comma or commas used correctly? A. After a fire at their home, Carlie and her mother rented a house in Glendale, Arizona from November 14, 2007 to January 28, 2008. B. William of Orange, arrived in England in 1688, to claim the...

English

Which of the following sentences shows correct usage of a comma or commas? A. Christopher Wren, a contemporary of Isaac Newton and John Locke, was the architect of St. Paul's Cathedral. B. William of Orange, arrived in England in 1688, to claim the English throne from James II...

ap history

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In the chart below summarize the main ideas of the three thinkers in your own words. Focus on their unique ideas, or what they contribute. John Locke Charles de Montesquieu Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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How did the ideas of John Locke later influence the American Declaration of Independence? Thanks -MC

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Humanities

Quote at least two pairs of related lines from the Declaration of Independence and from John Locke's Of Civil Government. support the idea that Thomas Jefferson was influenced by Locke.

History

What ideas were brought forth by John Locke’s Two Treatises of Civil Government? (Select all that apply.) social contract checks and balances religious freedom natural rights A and D

History

What ideas were brought forth by John Locke’s Two Treatises of Civil Government? (Select all that apply.) social contract checks and balances religious freedom natural rights A and D

PHI445

Who is generally given credit for introducing fundamental human rights into the American political system? A) Thomas Hobbes B) John Locke C) Thomas Jefferson D) Alain Locke

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Which statement supports the claim that the political philosophy of John Locke was as revolutionary as the scientific revolution of Copernicus? *****a. Just as Copernicus replaced the Earth with the Sun at the center of the solar system, Locke replaced the individual with the ...

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Ms. Sue, thanks to you, I have got to know a lot about Voltaire. Seriously If I have to pick a philosopher that I would agree with, then it would be Voltaire as well. In my book there was very little info about him, so that's why I didn't really get to know him as much as I ...

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Social Studies

Based on knowledge of John Locke, why did there exist among some humans the desire to debase and murder Jews during the Holocaust? I know that Locke believed all people are born good, and they are entitled to life libierty, and property, but how does this relate to the Holocaust?

Philosophy

In what way are usufruct rights similar to John Locke's concept of private property? A. In order to establish a right to private property one must mix one's labor with property held in common B. usufruct rights are in no way similar to Locke's concept of private property C. ...

world history

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For some philosophers, writing is an unfortunate necessity, a means of communication that is at best irrelevant to the philosophical thought it expresses and at worst a barrier to that thought. The words in which the philosophical investigator writes up his or her results, ...

History

European exploration was inspired by popular books, including those written by __________. A.Sir John Mandeville and Marco Polo B.Marco Polo and Leif Ericson C.Bartolomeu Dias and Vasco da Gama D.Sir John Mandeville and Bartolomeu Dias Help please!!

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Sentence structure

1)Voltaire presents his ideas of injustice through comedy by exaggerating the aristocrats’ life style. In this sentence do I include an "s" after style? Also, which is correct in this sentence, "life style" or "lifestyle". 2)Voltaire’s representation of Candide’s father ...

philosophy

For some philosophers, writing is an unfortunate necessity, a means of communication that is at best irrelevant to the philosophical thought it expresses and at worst a barrier to that thought. The words in which the philosophical investigator writes up his or her results, ...

Philosophy

What ideas and events in Europe influence philosophy in the USA. How are these philosophies similar and different?

philosophy

what would john locke think about the sci-fi movie "total recall" He believed men were driven by greed. The villian in the movie was just as greedy as they come. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Locke

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English

between hobbes and locke whose philosophy would creon follow ? antigone?

8gradeHistory. ASAP Please.

The words and ideas of John Locke a.influenced the writers of the English Bill of Rights, the Articles of Confederation, and the Mayflower Compact. b. are preserved in the Mayflower Compact. c. constitute the first 10 amendments to the Constitution. d. influenced those who ...

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For some philosophers, writing is an unfortunate necessity, a means of communication that is at best irrelevant to the philosophical thought it expresses and at worst a barrier to that thought. The words in which the philosophical investigator writes up his or her results, ...

English

For some philosophers, writing is an unfortunate necessity, a means of communication that is at best irrelevant to the philosophical thought it expresses and at worst a barrier to that thought. The words in which the philosophical investigator writes up his or her results, ...

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For some philosophers, writing is an unfortunate necessity, a means of communication that is at best irrelevant to the philosophical thought it expresses and at worst a barrier to that thought. The words in which the philosophical investigator writes up his or her results, ...

philosophy

o Which of the Pre-Socratic philosophers had the most compelling ideas? o Briefly summarize the philosopher’s idea or ideas. o Why do you find these ideas compelling? o Include a practical example of one of the philosopher’s ideas in your response.

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For some philosophers, writing is an unfortunate necessity, a means of communication that is at best irrelevant to the philosophical thought it expresses and at worst a barrier to that thought. The words in which the philosophical investigator writes up his or her results, ...

Philosophy

HOW ARE PRAGMATISM AND ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY UNIQUELY AMERICAN MOVEMENTS? AND WHAT ARE SOME IDEAS THAT MAKE THEM DIFFERENT FROM THE WAY EUROPEANS OF THE SAME PERIOD WERE THINKING?

history

i need to come up with 5 modern day, living people who would agree with the enlightenment philosopher, Voltaire's ideas

Science/History

On my previous post at 3.22pm (& 3.29pm) pm I asked what famous scientists did Isaac Newton work with. Unfortnately no-one has answered and I have been unable to find a website that tells me. I have come across Edmund Halley name linked to Newton's would he be a scientist ...

Philosophy

Based on your understanding of the different theories of personal identity, which of the following philosophers is most likely to have said: "The mind is a kind of theatre, where several perceptions successively make their appearance; pass, re-pass, glide away [...] There is ...

History

Word box : 1st Amendment, 5th Amendment, Fear that strong gov would violate personal liberties, Baron Charles de Montesquieu, John Locke, responsibilities of citizenship, religous freedom, economic opportuinities, William Blackstone, Adam Smith, Political ecomonic and legal ...

World History

What ideas were brought forth by John Locke’s Two Treatises of Civil Government? (Select all that apply.) religious freedom checks and balances social contract natural rights I googled this question, but I never really saw any clear answer, just a lot about religion and ...

HISTORY

Greek educators, religious reformers,scientist of intellectual revolution, political philosophers constructed the door through when the pilgrims entered the new world when they arrived. [Critically analyze] who are the Greek educators? who are the religious reformers ? who are...

American Government

3. Which philosophers of the European Enlightenment influenced the founding documents of American government through their theory of social contract? A. Michel de Montaigne and Denis Diderot B. Charles de Montesquieu and Mary Wollstonecraft C. Thomas Hobbes and John Locke*** D...

american gov.

Which of the following was not a key political thinker during the Age of Enlightenment? A. Jean-Jacques Rousseau B. Thomas Paine C. John Calvin D. Voltaire

Social Studies

What did John Locke primarily write about?

Civics

How is the declaration related to John Locke's idea of the social contract?

religon

Who was the faters of the following isaac and Ishmael cain and able jehoshaphat nimrod absalom and soloman samuel lot esau and jacob joseph and his bothers david simeon peter ephriam and manasseh racheal and leah moab samson joshua jesse johnathan rehoboam abraham john the ...

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philosophy

Russell is arguing that philosophy is valuable. You'll want to think about his argument using his own key ideas: •How does he think philosophy is different from science? •Does he think philosophy is different from science in a good or bad sense, like one is better than the...

AP GOVT

what documents in american politics have been influenced by John Locke's philosophies

AP GOVT

According to John Locke's 'Second Treatise of Civil Government', what is the importance of the constitution?

world civics

what authoritites support john locke's argument in a letter concering toleration

philosophy

What makes a same person over time according to Thomas Reid. I know that for locke, a same person over time means that your personal idenity and consciousness stay the same. Like you can cut a hand off, but you are still the same person. I read all the website online, but I ...

math

Jayden wants to be a fast runner like his big brother, Isaac. Isaac encourages Jayden to do a “30 for 30” challenge. This would require Jayden to spend 30 minutes outside every day for 30 days doing some type of physical activity. In return, Isaac promises to do Jayden’s...

Physical Science

Because light travels in a straight line and casts a shadow, Isaac Newton hypothesized that light is A. a stream of particles. B. a wave. C. heat.

World History

What advice do you think John Locke would give to American politicians today?

AP GOVT

What documents in American politics have been influenced by John Locke's philosophies? (specific examples)

American Government

I am having difficulty completing the following essay questions..... Explain the purpose of THE FEDERALIST PAPERS and their effect on American founding documents. What are standing committees in Congress? What duties and functions do they perform? Include examples from the ...

social studies

What important ideas came from Locke and Montesquieu? Can you give me some sites?

School

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...

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Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...

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Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...

Critical Thinking

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...

crt thinking

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...

english

Which label best fits the following text? Sir Isaac Newton, the first person who studied gravity seriously, discovered what is known as the law of universal gravitation. It defines the amount of attraction of one particle of matter on another particle of matter. The formula ...

World History

Who was an English philosopher who believed all people have natural rights? My best guess is John Locke.

science

Am i correct saying that Isaac Newton studied at Trinity College, Cambridge and University of Cambridge, Royal Society and Royal Mint. Any help is appreciated. Many thanks.

Newtonian physics

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...

philosophy

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government

According to John Locke, citizens give up some personal liberty as part of their _________________________ with government

Philosophy

Derek Parfit believed that the split brain experiments provided evidence in favor of which of the following? Select one: a. Determinism b. Free will c. Hume's bundle theory d. The human soul e. Locke's memory theory I think b

HIS

i need help with theses please<< Magna Carta , Mayflower Compact, Articles of Confederation,Northwest Ordinance, Declaration of Independence.<< Summarize what this is… Why they are Notable... these go to the following.. Summarize who this person is and why he is ...

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English 2

12. All of the following words describe Sir Lancelot Du Lake except a. loyal b. indirect c. strong d. clever B? 13. What is the most likely reason that Sir Lancelot doesn't initially fight the three Round Table knights at the end of the story? a. Sir Lancelot dislikes the ...

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english

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Civics

How did the ideas of Locke and montesquieu influence our founders views on our government?

social studies

2.in what industry did the industrial revolution begin? a)coal mining b)electrical production** c)steel manufacturing d)textile manufacturing 3.Which renaissance scientist first proposed the heliocentric theory? a)Francis Bacon b)Nicolaus Copernicus c)Galileo Galilei*** d)...

Philosophy

Which of the following is a direct objection to the Same-Body Theory of personal identity? Select one: a. Parfit's split brain theory b. Hume's bundle theory c. Causal determinism d. Locke's prince and the cobbler story e. Compatibilism I think d or a?

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