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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Age_of_Enlightenment

The Enlightenment was an intellectual and philosophical movement which dominated the world ..... Enlightenment era religious commentary was a response to the preceding century of religious conflict in Europe, especially the Thirty Years' ...

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In his essay "What Is Enlightenment?" (1784), the German philosopher Immanuel Kant summed up the era's motto in the following terms: "Dare to know!

www.britannica.com/event/Enlightenment-European-history

Jun 27, 2017 ... Enlightenment: a European intellectual movement of the 17th and 18th ... and allegory: Modern period); architecture (in Western architecture: ...

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Jul 7, 2016 ... The Enlightenment was a movement in the 17th and 18th centuries that ... Revolution (1789-1799) and was followed by the Romantic period.

plato.stanford.edu/entries/enlightenment

Aug 20, 2010 ... The Enlightenment is the period in the history of western thought and culture, stretching roughly from the mid-decades of the seventeenth ...

www.philosophybasics.com/historical_enlightenment.html

The Age of Enlightenment period of the Modern era of philosophy corresponds roughly to the 18th Century. It includes the following major philosophers: ...

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Age_of_Enlightenment

The Age of Enlightenment, sometimes called the Age of Reason, refers to the ... From the perspective of socio-political phenomena, the period is considered to ...

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The Enlightenment was a sprawling intellectual, philosophical, cultural, and ... from the Middle Ages—the period in European history lasting from roughly the fifth ...

www.khanacademy.org/humanities/monarchy-enlightenment/rococo/a/a-beginners-guide-to-the-age-of-enlightenment

The Enlightenment was a period of profound optimism, a sense that with science and reason—and the consequent shedding of old superstitions—human ...