The Enlightenment

Events

Hobbes

1588 - 1679

Locke

1632 - 1704

Leviathan (Hobbes)

1651

Montesquieu

1689 - 1755

Two Treatises of Government (Locke)

1689

Voltaire

1694 - 1778

Montesquieu's "Spirit of the Laws"

1748

Wollstonecraft

1759 - 1797

The Social Contract (Rousseau)

1762

Wollstonecraft The Vindication of Rights of Women

1792