Concept of education

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  • Voltaire's main contribution to the Enlightenment was freedom of speech, press and religion and opposition to monarchy, militarism and slavery. He believed France was not yet ready for a real democracy, and was therefore in favour of a constitutional monarchy. Along with John Locke, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau.Montesquieu He came up with the separation of powers theory. So that people's rights could be protected. Huge impact on the Liberal Political Theory/Mary Wollstonecraft Feminist Activist and English Writer and an intellectual also Wrote and Published A Vindication of the Rights of Women and A Vindication for the Rights of MenImmanuel Kant . wrote the critique of pure reason, one of the most influential philosophical works in history. Main Idea / Contribution #2: created deontology a extremely well known and well used study of ethics. Mary Astell: Social equality and choice for women in terms of marriage Equal education rights for women Claude-adrien Helvetius_Tax collector to travel through europe.He was a tax collector so he met famous people like Voltaire and famous painters like Lancret nicolas.Translated books into european languages. His poetry is still preserved at least most of it because some of it was burned. Jean-Jacques Rousseau. He knew the French Revolution was coming, inspired some ideas that led to the French Revolution . Theory “Social Contract” (outlined what a legitimate government should look like) Emile ou de l'education Parenting methods Education systems. Jean le Rond d’Alembert. One law he proved from Newton's theory was: forces that resist acceleration must be equal and opposites to forces that make acceleration. He created the “d’Alembert proof of the fundamental theorem of algebra”Cesare Beccaria. Against death penalty and torture as a punishment Wrote a book called “On Crimes and Punishment” in 1764 DAVID HUMe He wrote " a treatise of human nature" His theories were not particularly well by his contemporaries. marquis de condorcet He wrote Esquisse d'un tableau historique des progrès de l'esprit humaine He created the condorcet method which is still used in voting today Benjamin franklin His electricity theory and his key on a kite in a lightning storm that proved that lightning was electricity The only American President to never actually be president.

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