The European Enlightenment

Readings
Descartes, excerpt from The Discourse on Method , Parts 2 and 4
John Milton
John Milton, excerpt from Paradise Lost , Book V
Pascal, Pensées 198 and 199
Rousseau, excerpt from Part Two of The Discourse on Inequality
Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations , Book 1, Chapter 1
Voltaire, from A Treatise on Toleration


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1993, Richard Hooker
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