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Rousseau
He wrote "The Social Contract," supporting the idea of government by the people.
philosophes
(FEE*luh*ZAWFS)
French for "philosopher," these men spread the ideas of the Enlightenment.
Encyclopedie
This was a comprehensive encyclopedia of science, technology, and history that was banned by the Catholic church.
Voltaire
He was a French author and Deist known for suppoting the right to free speech.
enlightened despots
The term for monarchs who incorporated Enlightenment ideas into their rule.
Kant
He believed that the physical world should be evaluated with reason but that metaphysics (spirtiual issues) must be understood through faith and intuition.
salons
Exchanges of intellectual thought held in wealthy homes in France.
Baron de Montesquieu
He stressed the idea of separation of power (equally divided between legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government)
Romanticism
An artistic movement that replaced classicism, celebrating emotion and individuality.