French Revolution, Defining the Debate, Enlightenment Philosophy


Defining the Debate: Enlightenment Philosophy
In order to measure the success of the French Revolution, it is necessary to determine the professed aims of the Revolution. In this activity students will analyse the beliefs of key Enlightenment philosophers to reach a more detailed understanding of what the Revolutionaries really meant when the claimed to stand for “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity”. A completed Teacher Version is also available.

Part of the new IB Study Unit on “The French Revolution and the Rule of Napoleon