The development of political thought in Europe and America in modern times (the era of the Enlightenment of the 17th c- the 18th c)

Regions, stages Process participants, theorists Features of political thought
Age of Enlightenment. XVII century Supreme rulers, political elites, political opposition; T. More, J. Boden , T. Hobbes, G. Grotius , J. Locke Formation of a new model of the relationship between the individual, society and the state, liberal political ideology. Secularization (secularization) of political thought. The embodiment of political theories in the legislation of the Netherlands and English revolutions
Age of Enlightenment. XVIII century. Supreme rulers, politicians, press organs; C. Montesquieu, J.-J. Russo, B. Franklin Substantiation of the fundamental foundations of the organization of the political life of society and the right of the people to revolution. The embodiment of political theories in the legislation of the American and French revolutions
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