Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Enlightenment, philosophy: Englightenment is an expression of the historical philosophical epoch between ca. 1650 and 1800, in which rational thought, science, education and, ultimately, civil rights were strengthened. See also progress, rationality, rationalism, history, criticism, natural law, reason.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Adorno, Th.W. Enlightenment   Adorno, Th.W.
Ancient Philosophy Enlightenment   Ancient Philosophy
Blumenberg, H. Enlightenment   Blumenberg, H.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-22