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Leaders of the Enlightenment This PowerPoint presentation accompanies Closeup Teaching Unit 6.6.1 Leaders of the Enlightenment 1650-1800, 1 Welcome to The the Enlightenment Enlightenment! lasted from about 1650- 1800. 2 What was the Enlightenment? Attitude and method of Enlightenment: A thought. time when reason was used to find out truths about human beings! “Dare to Know” Immanuel Kant 3 Roots of Enlightenment Renaissance •Humanism •Importance of the individual •Rediscovery of classical teaching 4 Roots of Enlightenment Reformation Martin Luther challenged the Catholic Church’s authority and brought on the Protestant Reformation beginning in 1517. 5 Roots of Enlightenment Scientific Revolution Observation, logic, and reasoning You mean, I’m not the Questioning beliefs and ideas center of everything?! Galileo facing the Roman Inquisition, a painting by Cristiano Banti, 1857 6 What was the strongest influence on the Enlightenment? Wait until The Renaissance, you see Reformation, and Scientific how it Revolution all contributed affects with new ways of thinking your life! and looking at things. How did the Enlightenment affect common citizens? 7 The End 8