Bodin, a French lawyer, Employed biblical precepts and long-standing tradition to defend theories of divine-right monarchy
A Dutch statesman, proposed an all - embracing system of international law based on reason, which he identified with nature.
Along with John Locke, Took up the urgent question of human rights versus the sovereignty of the ruler.
Known as "The age of Reason". occured between 1687 ( the date of principia) and 1789 ( the beginning of the French Revolution).
Hobbes published the treatise Leviathan
English astronomer Emund Halley (1656-1742) observed the comet, calculated its orbit and predicted future appearances.
Locke argued that individuals might attain their maximum development only in a society free from the unnatural restrictions imposed by absolute rulers.
Issued the Encyclopedie in seventeen volumes.
Contended that labor was the foundation for prosperity
Believed that human nature could be perfected through the application of reason
A treatise by Montesquieu defending liberty as the free exercise of the will
Champion for the equality of women. Mother of famed writer Marry Shelley.
Authored by Wollstonecraft