WHAT IS THE ENLIGHTMENT? Frida A. Jonguitud Berridi Highschool
THE ENLIGHTENMENT (1700-1800) Was an eighteenth-century philosophical movement. The hoped that by using the scientific method, they could make progress toward a better society than the one they had inherited. One of the favorite words intellectuals was reason. By this, they meant the application of the scientific method to understand life.
During the enlightenment Knowledge revolution Philosophy Chemistry Sociology Problem!! Physics History Physiology During this time Geography men and Biology Education women didn´t Math Economy participate Economy Law equallyPolitical science
MARYWOLLSTONECRAFTFrida A. Jonguitud BerridiHighschool
Biography Mary Wollstonecraft, (1759-1797) English writer and one of the initiators of feminist thought. Daughter of a brutal father, He forced her to start working when she was 17 as a governess, dressmaker and teacher at the time who began to write and to emphasize by his clear intelligence.
Contributions She is the author of A Vindication of the Rights of Man (1791) and Women (1792). Mary Wollstoncraft thought the same education for men and women would direct to equality between people.
A Vindication of the Rights of Men She wrote about the rights of men One of the principles was the free will. All men are equal no matter what was his social class Attacked hereditary privileges
A Vindication of the Rights of Women She defends that women must have an correct education. She claimed that women were important to the nation because they were as intelligent as men. She was against treating women as ornaments to society or property to be traded in marriage. Wollstonecraft said that women were human beings deserving the same fundamental rights as men.
Important Facts Accepted Rousseaus views on the education of boys Rescue women from cruel husbands and those who abused their power Mary Wollstonecraft begins a new era in feminist discourse.
ConclusionHow can we improve the gender equity. We need to encourage girls to study more science carriers. We need to have the same treatment between girls and boys. Need to deliver justice, access and control of resources to women and men by the government. Resources are provided without discrimination to all members of society. Men and women have the same right to access to human rights and education.