Welcome to Scribd. Sign in or start your free trial to enjoy unlimited e-books, audiobooks & documents.Find out more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
3Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Perry Enlightenment 2

Perry Enlightenment 2

Ratings: (0)|Views: 1,060|Likes:
Published by msG77
Responses to Enlightenment primary resources.
Responses to Enlightenment primary resources.

More info:

Published by: msG77 on Dec 15, 2008
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as DOC, PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

09/07/2012

pdf

text

original

 
Responses to Enlightenment Questions in Perry3.1 The Enlightenment OutlookKant: What is Enlightenment?#1: Kant: Enlightenment? Freedom?E: Man leaving self-cause immaturity(incapacity to use intell wo/guidance)F: freedom for man to make public use of his reason in all matters#2: Factors delaying progress of human enlightenmentso comfortable to be a minor! everything provided, no need to exert laziness& cowardiceguardians all too ready to threaten danger should one attmpt walk aloneintimidation of “guardians”restrictions on freedom everywhere: don’t argue, drill! don’t argue, pay! etc.lack of freedomstatutes & formulas...serviceable...misuse of ...nat faculties...ankle chains of immaturity#3: Political implications of Kant’s views?questioning of authorityis it a govt that promotes the public use of man’s reason in all matters?Sapere Aude!3.2 Political LibertyLocke: Second Treatise on Government/ Jefferson: Declaration of Independence#1: Compare Locke/HobbesLocke Hobbeshuman nature basically good brutish & selfishpolitical authority consent of governedgovt protect naturalrightsconst. govtabsolute monarchyright to rebellion rgt 2 rebel when govt failsprotect nat rghtsnon-existent
 
#2: Locke’s princpls nat rgts compared w/ Dec of Indep“life, liberty, and ‘pursuit of happiness’ “ are inalienable“consent of the governed”“right of the ppl 2 alter or abol it”Locke’s ideas are clearly represented in Jefferson’s justification3.3 Attack on the Old Regime Voltaire: A Plea for Tolerance and Reason#1: Voltaire’s arguments in favor relig toleranceintolerance = carnage= accuse 1st Chr, ancestors (on basis not believe domin relig)= degrades “diviness” of Christianityhave tolerance because all are children of same father#2: Why Voltaire ridicule Christian theological disputation?deals w/ q’s & a’s “inaccessible to human intellect”too many quest re: dogmahe not understand....nobody ever has! = slaughter#3: Fanaticism? Examples? Cure?a) the xtreme of suspicion, a diseaseb) St. Bart’s Day Massacre, cold blooded judges giving death sent for dissent
 
C) philosophical spirit that softens manners of man & prevents access(vaccination....not cure)#4: Implications re: rationality/morality of Warthere is none....these concepts don’t apply to war3.4 Attack on ReligionPaine: The Age of Reason/Holbach: Good Sense#1: Chr beliefs Paine reject...Why?10 commandments = good moral precepts that could have been formulatedby any man...supernatural intervention not necessary Virgin Mary/immaculate conception: would require more than their bareword...& we don’t even have thatJesus as son of God: a familiar story of heathen philosophy(for Gentiles)Jews never accepted (belief One God, & no more)Resurrection: proof & evidence not equal avail. to all, 8 or 9 ppl 2 serve asproxies to rest of world...Doubting Thomas: not believewo/occular & manual demonstration#2: How d’Holbach’s critique relig affirm basic Enlight idealstheology = ignorance of natural causesperpetration of ignorance & fear goes against progressdouble yoke of spiritual & temporal pwr prevents pursuit of happinessmistrusted experience, feared truth, disdained reason in order to followauthority = a no no!knowledge, reason, & liberty can alone reform men so brought to wickedunhappiness which they construe as securitymen will be good when well instructed, well-governed....they are wicked, only because their reason is not sufficiently developed

Activity (3)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 hundred reads
1 thousand reads
Chris Abatecola liked this

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->