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Gurevich, P.S. The Age of Enlightenment: Discovery of a Subject

Published in journal "Philosophy and Culture", 2011-9 , pages 4-7.

Resume: The author describes the change of views on human and his role in the world and society during the age of Enlightenment. It is concluded that the 18th century presented the two tendencies in philosophy: researches of human nature based on general universal laws, and views on human as an individual.

Keywords: philosophy, culture, Enlightenment, homo sapiens (the man of sense), subject, state institution, rationalism, individualism.


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