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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

Jul 13, 2016 ... Enlightenment: a European intellectual movement of the 17th and ... the 17th and 18th centuries, a period that Thomas Paine called the Age of ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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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Mar 21, 2017 ... The Enlightenment Period is also referred to as the Age of Reason and the “long 18th century”. It stretched from 1685 to 1815. The period is ...

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.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 ...

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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 ...