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  4. 4. Newtonian synthesis Diagram by Dr. Robert Hatch, U of Florida
  5. 5. The Salon
  6. 6. From Science to Enlightenment: Voltaire and Rousseau reason control of nature enlightened monarchy emotion and intuition nature general will of the people
  7. 7. Sentimentalism Hogarth Before and After (1730-31) Tate Museum