Descartes Spinoza Research Paper

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Discuss the philosophies of Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibnitz. How did they affect the Baroque era? Are there parts of their philosophies you agree with or disagree with? What are they? Why?
“God’s will is law. Man is like a machine, developed by the perfect mechanic.” God is a perfect God and because he has set the bounds for each of us he has made the law for us to follow. We are created in his image. “Human freedom is merely our capacity to know that we are being determined and to understand why we act as we do.” Part of our quest here on the Earth is to learn self-control. Thats one of that hardest things to learn. Although I don't believe a lot of the philosophies Spinoza said.
“A world without free will was worse than a world without
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How were they characteristic of the age??
Galileo used his telescope to prove the heliocentric nature of the solar system.
Isaac Newton built upon Galileo’s work, described the Law of Gravity, and demonstrated the concept of inertia—an object in motion remains in motion, and an object in stasis remains in stasis, unless acted upon by an outside
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Johann Sebastian Bach is universally regarded as one of the greatest composers who ever lived (many consider him the greatest), and Toccata and Fugue in D Minor is one of his most famous pieces. Why is this so? Do you agree? Why or why not?
Bach was a pioneer for music. What he created changed the music world then and today. He was inspired by God to form new art through music. I do believe he was one of the greatest composers of all time. He shared his talent to the world.

How do Rembrandt’s self-portraits differ from most portrait photographs of today? What effects does he use to portray his own personality? What do you learn about the man by looking at the paintings? One thing I notice with Rembrandts painting is he lights one part of the face. With todays photos we can get light to all parts of the face. He uses shadows in the face which could reflect his own life. He had a love for the beauty of the face and it didn't matter how young or old they
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