The Age of Enlightenment
The Age of Enlightenment also referred to as the Age of Reason is a period of one and a half centuries in the western world when the intellectual movement widely regarded as the Enlightenment was prevalent both in Europe and the Americas. In this era, knowledge was abundant through the published encyclopedia advocating for education of mankind. To understand mankind’s place in the natural world on the basis of rationale and without the influence of religious beliefs was the main aim of the far reaching intellectual movement, the Enlightenment. Followers of this movement included a majority of intellectual thinkers in the 17th and 18th centuries. At its core, it brought about arguments regarding religion and the analytical mind that sought to discern and comprehend in the course of reason justified by both evidence and proof.
The Age of Enlightenment is regarded as the era in which science allowed individuals to question anything. The trend of the age of enlightenme