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Chapter 16 – The Enlightenment

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

In honor of Lost’s premiere last night, I found an article that analyzes characters based on their philosopher namesakes, many of whom lived during and contributed to the Enlightenment. Some of these philosphers are mentioned in our book. John Locke believed that people are ‘tabula rasa’, or blank slates, at birth, and their environment and […]