Age of Reason

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a movement in Europe from about 1650 until 1800 that advocated the use of reason and individualism instead of tradition and established doctrine

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A distinguished historian of medieval science, Grant foregrounds intellectual history, arguing that high medieval scholastics initiated the first Age of Reason, their systematic appeals to rational norms engendering the "deep-rooted scientific temperament" (2) critical to the early modern Age of Reason.
The Age of Reason brought a new precision to the analysis of insincerity.
While the printing press was a major technology of its time, other forces had to be in place for the age of reason to occur.
A frustrated clairvoyant whose talents recall those of an all-too-famous hero of Thomas Pynchon, Rasero, from Paris in the Age of Reason, is able to dream the future while having an orgasm.
Ideas of social entropy, now being embraced on all sides, suggest that we are leaving the age of reason to enter one akin to the Middle Ages, in which humanity in all its aspects will roam unfettered and turmoil will be an inalienable fact of life.
Newton's ideas fostered the development of social sciences, they played center stage during the Age of Reason and they inspired the French and American authors of new governments.
The findings in the Age of Reason paper about financial mistakes made primarily by both younger and older adults are extremely important and the authors' analyses of several approaches to help individuals avoid costly errors add great value for both policy makers and firms like TIAA-CREF who seek to enhance lifelong financial security," said Bell-Rose.
from the Age of Reason is an absorbing movie on DVD about a woman a crossroads.
The dark side of the Enlightenment; wizards, alchemists, and spiritual seekers in the age of reason.
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Godolphin saddle two runners in the Stowe Family Law LLP Grand Cup, over 1m 6f at York, and both Age of Reason and Highland Glen have claims.
Dettori went on to complete his double when Age Of Reason unleashed a late burst to finish ahead of Titurel, ridden by Kieren Fallon, and Mojave Moon, Ahmad Ajtebi astride, a short head separating the winner from second and another short head, the margin between second and third.
The Godolphin pair of Friston Forest and Age Of Reason head the weights.
A confidence in science attended the Age of Reason - the idea of inexorable progress was born.
I was heartened to read Ronald Bailey's article about the end of the Fourth Great Awakening, the period of religious fervor that has been infecting our political life for the last three decades ("The New Age of Reason," April).