The Enlightenment
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Age of Enlightenment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Age of Enlightenment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Age of Enlightenment (or simply the Enlightenment or Age of Reason) was a cultural movement of intellectuals beginning in the late 17th and 18th century Europe emphasizing reason and individualism rather than tradition. Its purpose was to reform society using reason, challenge ideas grounded in tradition and faith, and advance knowledge through the scientific method.

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Enlightenment

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Get the facts on the Enlightenment, a movement that radically transformed European politics, philosophy, science and communications.
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1700-1800 Age of Enlightenment - Smarthistory

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Art history review of key ideas of the Enlightenment.
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Joy Kinley's curator insight, November 4, 2013 10:51 PM

How does art reflect the ideals of a society?