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Contributions from the Government in the Age of Enlightenment

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What contributions to government came from the Age of Enlightenment?

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Governmental effects of the Age of Enlightenment are noted.

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The theme of government is included in the set of the theory of power. In the 17th and 18th century, a lot of philosophers wrote tracts concerning this subject. Locke, Montesquieu or Kant etc.

In the Age of Enlightenment the view of man changed (free, equal and independent), the view of society (group of men) changed.

It is worth reading (text from the 17th cent.): John Locke's The Second Treatise of Government ...

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