The Age of Enlightenment and the Romantic Era in Arcadia

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The Age of Enlightenment and the Romantic Era

The Age of Enlightenment took place in the 18th century and was reflected in philosophy as well as intellectual, scientific and cultural life. It was a movement based on the acquisition of knowledge through reason and logic. The Enlightenment was not a single movement or school of thought: it was essentially a set of values. At its core was a critical questioning of traditional institutions, customs and morals…

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