The Enlightenment was an intellectual movement which dominated the world of
ideas in Europe in the 18th century. The Enlightenment included a range of ...
European politics, philosophy, science and communications were radically
reoriented during the course of the “long 18th century” (1685-1815) as part of a ...
Aug 5, 2015 ... Enlightenment, French siècle des Lumières (literally “century of the Enlightened”)
, German Aufklärung, a European intellectual movement of the ...
The Enlightenment throughout Europe. Foreigners who came to see the
monuments of Italy, or perhaps to listen to the music that they might recognize as
Aug 20, 2010 ... The Enlightenment begins with the scientific revolution of the ..... who, like many
European philosophers of his time, was forced to live and work ...
Enlightenment thinkers condemned Rococo art for being immoral and indecent,
and .... It was an essential feature of the European Renaissance to praise recent
American thinker, diplomat, and inventor who traveled frequently between the
American colonies and Europe during the Enlightenment and facilitated an ...
The name was self-bestowed, and the terminology of darkness and light was
identical in the major European languages—"Enlightenment" for English
Four themes recur in both European and American Enlightenment texts:
modernization, skepticism, reason and liberty. Modernization means that beliefs
Mar 11, 1998 ... An article about the history and heritage of the movement, covering England,
America and the struggle in Europe.