The Age of Enlightenment


Explore the Age of Enlightenment, a pivotal period in history that shaped modern thought and society. Our course delves into the key concepts of rationalism, empiricism, and political philosophy, offering an engaging journey through the intellectual movements and cultural transformations of the 18th century. Discover the figures who championed religious tolerance and the scientific method, influencing education, governance, and philosophy. Learn about the lasting impact of Enlightenment ideals on contemporary society and culture. Perfect for students of history, philosophy, and the humanities, this course is an essential resource for understanding the foundations of modern Western thought. Keywords: Age of Enlightenment, intellectual history, rationalism, empiricism, political philosophy, religious tolerance, 18th century, cultural history, science, education.

What you will learn

The learning goal of this course is to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of the Age of Enlightenment, its key concepts, and its impact on various aspects of society, culture, and thought. The course is designed to be engaging and accessible, making it suitable for learning on a mobile app.

Course program

Introduction to the Age of Enlightenment
Rationalism and the Enlightenment
Empiricism and the Scientific Revolution
Political Philosophy and the Enlightenment
Religion, Tolerance, and the Enlightenment
Intellectual and Cultural Developments during the Enlightenment
Conclusion: The Legacy of the Enlightenment