Wednesday, November 28, 2018

2 of the definitions of enlightenment

  1. 1.
    the action of enlightening or the state of being enlightened.

    "Robbie looked to me for enlightenment"

  2. 2.
    a European intellectual movement of the late 17th and 18th centuries emphasizing reason and individualism rather than tradition. It was heavily influenced by 17th-century philosophers such as Descartes, Locke, and Newton, and its prominent exponents include Kant, Goethe, Voltaire, Rousseau, and Adam Smith.
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