Cesare Beccaria's Life And Accomplishments

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The enlightenment was when multiple people came up with ideas that were against their tradition in the 17th and 18th centuries, the enlightenment thinkers I chose are Cesare Beccaria who argued about cruelty and laws,Adam Smith who defended our principles of liberty, and denis diderot who wrote an encyclopedia. Cesare Beccaria was born on March 15, 1738 in milan Italy which was part of the Austrian Habsburg empire, he was schooled by a Jesuits in Parma. After receiving his law degree from the University of Pavia in 1758, he returned back to his hometown. In
1764 he wrote an essay called crimes and punishments that talked about many laws and how forcing information out of people was wrong. In 1768 He mastered the literature of the nascent
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In 1726 he enrolled in the Jesuit college of Louis-le-Grand. In 1732 he earned a master of arts degree in philosophy, then he had abandoned clergy and started to study law. In 1734 Diderot decided to seek his fortune by writing. In 1772 the completed work of his Encyclopedia was published talking about science and chemistry
In 1749 Diderot was imprisoned for 3 months because of his opinions in Philosophical Thoughts even though he had stated, "If you impose silence on me about religion and government I shall have nothing to talk about". Following the completion of the Encyclopedia he wrote and published his work while His earnings as editor of the Encyclopedia Gave him good income back in his time.Diderot is one of the pre 19th century leaders in the movement away from mathematics and physics. During his long literary career Diderot moved away from the mechanical approach to nature, which was characteristic of the Enlightenment I think his idea is helpful because his work talks about science and there were lots of theories about things in the science category that could be proven in his

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