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Challenging the Enlightenment
A look at the challenges to the Enlightenment ideology, as reflected in works of philosophy, fiction and political science.
# 125155 | 2,000 words | 17 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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The paper discusses the opinions of Nietzsche, Marx and Engels, Brecht, Coleridge, and Wordsworth on the Enlightenment.

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"The Enlightenment was an era in which philosophers and other scholars constructed a new understanding of the role played in human affairs by reason, by freedom and by individualism. Challenges to such views emerged in the Romantic, Post-Romantic and subsequent periods of man's historical development. This essay will consider challenges to Enlightenment ideas and values, as reflected in a set of diverse works, some from fiction and some from philosophy and political science. The specific challenges addressed, be the Romanic construction of man..."

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