- The Enlightenment
This essay by Paul Brians, argues that the Enlightenment has its roots much earlier than the 18th century. It also discusses the heritage of the movement.
- The Enlightenment, Freemasonry, and The Illuminati
From the American Atheist organization web site, you can read this interesting article by Conrad Goeringer, which is about the influences of these philosophies on the Enlightenment.
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