What Was the Enlightenment?


Paul Sargent

The Enlightenment was a major development in the history of European thought and had numerous ramifications for 18th century Europeans that have spread across the globe to the modern day. Much of the way the West looks at the world and its societies was shaped in this relatively brief period of time. So here is my little introduction to a time of great thinkers and great ideas.

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