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Diderot

Diderot
Diderot had many talents, he was best known for being a French philosopher, art critic, and writer. A big achievement of his was the Encyclopedia, which he was chief editor and contributor of. This book was a summary of information on all subjects that also questioned the authority of the catholic churches. After certain mishaps though he refused to published a lot of his work because some people did not agree with his beliefs.

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Rousseau


Rousseau
Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Genevois philosopher, composer, and writer. His best piece of work was Emile which talks about a seminal treatise on the education of the whole person for citizenship. Although the law tried its hardest to suppress his writings, the ideas it expressed was of great influence during the French revolution.