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In Chapter 4 of volume 4 of our of course textbook, Davis, Harrison, Johnson, Smith, and Crawford (the editors of the textbook) explain that Enlightenment thinkers “bolstered the view that nature, including human nature, was a machine governed by universal principles. The idea that God was a great craftsman who had assembled the universe and set it in motion spurred empirical experimentation and intellectual inquiry, for it was believed that if human beings could discover the fundamental principles that kept the great machine in motion they could achieve mastery over it and take charge of their own history” (Davis et al. 342-43). First, read the excerpt from the Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin. Then, using four (4) complete sentences, write a post where you discuss how Franklin kept you involved in the account of his life due to his interest in experimentation and intellectual inquiry. For instance, what particular experiment or intellectual inquiry that Franklin talks about caused you to think about the world or about human nature as a machine that is governed by universal principles? Or, what particular experiment or intellectual inquiry that Franklin talks about caused you to think about the ability of Franklin, as an Enlightenment thinker, to achieve mastery over his own history? In your response, make clear references to the aspect from Franklin’s work that you are referring to and use parenthetical (in-text) citations. If, for instance, you cite from page 536 of the fourth volume of our textbook, you need to provide the quotation or paraphrase of Franklin’s words and then provide a parenthetical citation as follows: (Franklin 536)

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