Rationalistic movement in eighteenth-century Europe, generally held to have ended with the French Revolution.
Survey of work of, among others, Christian Thomasius and Christian Wolff; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Brigitte Sassen.
Brief article from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy on this term as used in the Scottish "common sense" philosophy.
Article from the Catholic Encyclopedia by C.A. Dubray. Discusses the group of philosophers who contributed to the Encyclopédie.
Brief historical survey of the development of Deism in the French Enlightenment. From the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Survey of Scottish Enlightenment philosophers, including Francis Hutcheson, Henry Home (Lord Kames), and George Campbell; by Alexander Broadie. From the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Short article on the thought of this period, and its legacy.
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