Philosophers of Reason

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Rene Descartes

Baruch Spinoza

Leibnitz

Natura naturans

Natura naturata

Blaise Pascal

Stephen Hawking's Brief History of Time

The Anthropic Principle

Jansenism

Palmer & Colton, The History of the Modern World

Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794)

Philosophes, Encyclopedists

Scientia

Scire

Diderot

La Mettrie, L'Homme machine, 1747

B.F. Skinner and stimulus/response

Edward Gibbons, Fall of the Roman Empire

Rousseau

Locke

Montesquieu