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Renaissance

1460 - 1600

Renaissance

Francis Bacon

1561 - 1626

"Knowledge is power", English philosopher

Descartes

1596 - 1650

rationalist, cogito ergo sum

Baroque Period

1600 - 1760

Locke

1632 - 1704

empiricist, tabula rasa (blank slate)

Baruch Spinoza

1632 - 1677

proposed a critical reading of the Bible, everything is caused by God

Berkeley

1685 - 1753

empiricist, furthers Locke's ideas

Enlightenment

1700 - 1800

Hume

1711 - 1776

most important empiricist; complex idea (angel)

Kant

1724 - 1804

no certain knowledge of God; faith instead of reason

Hegel

1770 - 1831

don't judge people by their time period; thesis, antithesis, and synthesis combination

Romanticism

1800 - 1870

Kierkegaard

1813 - 1855

existential thinker; searched for meaningful truth

Freud

1856 - 1939

psychology involved ego, id, superego