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“…He (Voltaire) was living in the Age of Enlightenment …. The age itself was not enlightened.” — E. Kant. Critically evaluate.

“…He (Voltaire) was living in the Age of Enlightenment …. The age itself was not enlightened.” — E. Kant. Critically evaluate. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Kant’s idea of enlightenment German philosopher Immanuel Kant put the idea of enlightenment best in his “What is enlightenment?” which was published in 1784 by saying: (1) Enlightenment is man’s release from his […]

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“Rousseau’s political philosophy contains the seeds of Socialism, Absolutism and Democracy.” Comment.

“Rousseau’s political philosophy contains the seeds of Socialism, Absolutism and Democracy.” Comment. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Rousseau was a philosopher, writer, and composer of the eighteenth century Enlightenment. His political philosophy had influenced French Revolution and had the seeds of the development of many modern thoughts. Rousseau’s political philosophy containing the seeds of Socialism (1) In his essay, Discourse […]

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