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- Two Treatises of Government : Add brief definition or description
- Essay Concerning Human Understanding (Book) : Add brief definition or description
- The Enlightenment : An 18th-century movement in Western philosophy and intellectual life generally, that emphasized the power or reason and science to understand and reform the world.
- Thomas Hobbes : English political philosopher of the 17th century.
- Glorious Revolution : (1688 - 89) Largely bloodless events which deposed King James VII and II (of Scotland and England), brought William and Mary to the thrones and established the monarchy on a contract basis.
- American Revolution : The political and military action of the American colonists who overthrew British control between 1763-1789.
- Declaration of Independence : Document formally declaring the independence of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain, July 4, 1776.
- Divine Right of Kings : Add brief definition or description
- Republicanism, U.S. : The guiding political value system of the United States.
- Republicanism : The political ideology of a nation as a republic, with an emphasis on liberty, rule by the people, and the civic virtue practiced by citizens.
- Anthropology : The holistic study of humankind; from the Greek words anthropos ("human") and logia ("study").
- Applied Philosophy : The application of those principles and concepts derived from and based on philosophy to a study of our practical affairs and activities.
- Catalog of political philosophers : Add brief definition or description
- Consent of the governed : Political theory stating that a government's legitimacy and moral right to use state power is, or ought to be, derived from the people or society over which that power is exercised.
- Continental philosophy : Collective term for the many distinct philospohical traditions, methods, and styles that predominated on the European continent (particularly France and Germany) from the time of Immanuel Kant.
- David Hume : (1711—1776) Scottish philosopher, economist, and historian.
- Deism : A religious philosophy which holds that religious beliefs must be founded on human reason and observed features of the natural world, and that these sources reveal the existence of a God or supreme being.
- Democracy : A form of government in which ultimate sovereignty rests with the people.
- Ethics : The branch of philosophy dealing with standards of good and evil.
- Government : The system by which a community or nation is controlled and regulated. A government is a person or group of persons who govern a political community or nation.
- John Stuart Mill : Leading 19th-century British philosopher who made major contributions to ethics, economics, and political philosophy.
- Law : Body of rules of conduct of binding legal force and effect, prescribed, recognized, and enforced by a controlling authority.
- Liberalism : Economic and political doctrine advocating free enterprise, free competition and free will.
- Maximilien Robespierre : (6 May 1758 – 28 July 1794) One of the most famous (or infamous, depending on perspective) leaders of the French Revolution.
- Plymouth Colony : English colony in North America, 1620-1691, until it was absorbed by Massachusetts.
- Politics : Activity that relates to the way in which society is governed, and the process by which human beings living in communities make decisions and establish obligatory values for its members.
- Positivist calendar : Alternative calendar proposed by Auguste Comte in 1849, with each day and month celebrating a different person.
- René Descartes : French 17th-century philosopher, mathematician and scientist, author of the Discourse on Method.
- Social contract : Agreement among the members of an organized society or between the governed and the government defining and limiting the rights and duties of each.
- State : Please do not use this term in your topic list, because there is no single article for it. Please substitute a more precise term. See State (disambiguation) for a list of available, more precise, topics. Please add a new usage if needed.
- Thomas Paine : (1737-1809) English writer, intellectual and revolutionary whose works were influential during the Enlightenment in the United States and Europe.