ENLIGHTENMENT THINKERS By: Ali Abuzatar Period:2 World History II

Voltaire

Voltaire was born November 21, 1694, in France. He died May 30th, 1778 in France. He lived during the time period of the Renaissance.

Summary of Ideas

Voltaire during his time always believed in freedom, VolTaire believed in fIghting for tolerance.
VOLTAIRE befriended seVoltaire envisioned a secular, tolerant society and emphasized progress through scientific advances and social and political reformveral European monarchs and nobles

Impact On The World

Voltaire's contributions to Enlightenment philosophy were primarily in the form of the popularization of British ideals amongst French. Voltaire envisioned a secular, tolerant society and emphasized progress through scientific advances and social and political reform.

Voltaire's Quotes of Wisdom

Voltaire's meaning like that is what people always tell you and what you should know don't judge a book by it's cover. People shouldn't be left alone just on how they respond.
Don't have the little things effect a big thing like our life. We must show our life in the most best way possible.

Religion and Cultural Beliefs

Voltaire often criticized religious beliefs of the times. His criticism of religion surfaces throughout the entire story. Voltaire satirizes organized religion by means of a series of corrupt, hypocritical religious leaders.

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