For this paper, I would like you to concentrate on Chapter 17 of your text, Western Civilizations, which deals with the Enlightenment.
. What is the nature of this argument? In what way is the argument “enlightened?” You should also discuss the context of this article—that is, the Encyclopedia itself, edited by two philosophes,
Diderot and D’Alembert, and quite important for the larger intellectual culture of the Enlightenment. This publication is also discussed in this chapter. Why was it significant that this view of
slavery was published in this particular publication?