What contributions to government came from the Age of Enlightenment?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 6:40 pm ad1c9bdddf
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.
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It is worth reading (text from the 17th cent.): John Locke's The Second Treatise of Government ...
Governmental effects of the Age of Enlightenment are noted.