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Enlightenment may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...

Computers Enlightenment (or brightening) broadly means the acquisition of new wisdom or understanding enabling clarity of perception. ... For other uses, see Moksha (disambiguation). ... Bodhi (बोधि) is the Pāli and Sanskrit word for the awakened or knowing consciousness of a fully liberated yogi, generally translated into English as enlightenment. It is an abstract noun formed from the verbal root budh (to awake, become aware, notice, know or understand), corresponding to the verbs bujjhati (P... Satori (æ‚Ÿ Japanese satori; Chinese: wù - from the verb Satoru) is a Japanese Buddhist term for enlightenment. ... This article is about the Buddhist concept. ... This article refers to the primordial state as considered in Tibetan Buddhism and Bon. ... Enlightenment Stupa, Benalmadena, 2003 The Enlightenment Stupa is the largest Stupa in Europe, measuring 108 feet or 33 metres high. ... Enlightenment by means of yoga is said by some of its adherents to include the following elements: 1. ... Sutra of Perfect Enlightenment Buddhist Sūtra, original Chinese title is Yuanjue jing; 1 fasc. ... The Enlightenment (French: ; German: ; Italian: ; Portuguese: ) was an eighteenth century movement in European and American philosophy — some classifications also include 17th century philosophy (usually called the Age of Reason). ... Haskalah (Hebrew: השכלה; enlightenment, education from sekhel intellect, mind ), the Jewish Enlightenment, was a movement among European Jews in the late 18th century that advocated adopting enlightenment values, pressing for better integration into European society, and increasing education in secular studies, Hebrew, and Jewish history. ... The Scottish Enlightenment was a period of intellectual ferment in Scotland, running from approximately 1740 to 1800. ... The American Enlightenment is a term sometimes employed to describe the intellectual culture of the British North American colonies and the early United States (as they became following the American Revolution). ... The ideas of the Age of Enlightenment in Poland were developed later then in the Western Europe, as Polish bourgeoisie was weaker, and szlachta (nobility) culture (Sarmatism) together with the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth political system (Golden Freedoms) were in deep crisis. ... The term Catholic Enlightenment refers to a heterogeneous phenomenon in Ancien Régime Europe and Latin America. ... Mikeshins Monument to Catherine the Great in front of the Alexandrine Theatre in St. ... The Age of Enlightenment came to Spain in the eighteenth century with the accession of King Philip V, the first Spanish king of the French Bourbon dynasty. ... Francisco de Goya, The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters (1799) Counter-Enlightenment is a term used in the second half of the twentieth century to refer to a movement that arose in the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries in opposition to the eighteenth century Enlightenment. ...

Film & Television Enlightenment, also known simply as E, is a free software/open source window manager for the X Window System which can be used alone or in conjunction with a desktop environment such as GNOME or KDE. It has a rich feature set, including extensive support for themes and advanced graphics... The Enlightenment Foundation Libraries, or EFL, is a set of open source graphical software libraries that grew out of the enlightenment window manager project. ... In computing, the Enlightened Sound Daemon (ESD or EsounD) is the sound server for Enlightenment and GNOME. It mixes several sound streams into one for output. ...

Education Enlightenment is a serial in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was originally broadcast in four twice-weekly parts from March 1 to March 9, 1983. ... Enlightenment Guaranteed (2002) is a film directed by Doris Dörrie about two brothers, Uwe (Uwe Ochsenknecht) and Gustav (Gustav-Peter Wohler), who travel to Japan to sort out the mess of their lives. ...

Literature Enlighten Harm Reduction is an organisation based in Melbourne, Victoria, dedicated to informing drug users of what different chemicals are in their drugs by using various tests. ... Project Enlightenment is an educational program provided by the Wake County Public School System to provide early childhood education and intervention services. ... The organization known as Ramthas School of Enlightenment [[1]] is based in a small rural town called Yelm, in Washington state in the United States. ...

Music Dialectic of Enlightenment, written by Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno made its first appearance in 1944 under the title Dialektik der Aufklärung by Social Studies Association, Inc. ... The first page of the 1799 version Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment? (German: Beantwortung der Frage: Was ist Aufklärung?) is the title of a 1784 essay by the philosopher Immanuel Kant. ... La Via della Realizzazione di si secondo i Misteri di Mithra, a work by Italian esoteric writer Julius Evola. ...

Philosophy & Politics Enlightenment is an album by Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison, released in 1990. ... Enlightened Rogues is an album by The Allman Brothers Band released in 1979 on the Polydor label. ... The correct title of this article is . ... Masterplan is the German power metal band Masterplans self-titled debut album, released in 2003 by AFM Records. ...

enlightened desportism is the act when a prist lies in order to become better in the eyes of the churchEnlightened absolutism (also known as benevolent or enlightened despotism) is a form of despotism in which rulers were influenced by the Enlightenment, a historical period. ... According to Strauss and Howe in Generations (book), the Enlightenment Generation, born during the latter quarter of the seventeenth century (1674-1700), was the last generation in the American colonies to have not known the United States of America as a political entity. ... Enlightened moderation is ideology put forwarded by President of Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf. ... Enlightened self-interest is a philosophy in ethics which states that persons who act to further the interests of others (or the interests of the group or groups to which they belong), ultimately serve their own self-interest. ...

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The Enlightenment began then, from the belief in a rational, orderly and comprehensible universe—then proceeded, in stages, to form a rational and orderly organization of knowledge and the state, such as what is found in the idea of Deism.
The Enlightenment was a time when the solar system was truly "discovered": with the accurate calculation of orbits, such as Halley's comet, the discovery of the first planet since antiquity, Uranus by William Herschel, and the calculation of the mass of the Sun using Newton's theory of universal gravitation.
Alternatively, the Enlightenment was used as a powerful symbol to argue for the supremacy of rationalism and rationalization, and therefore any attack on it is connected to despotism and madness, for example in the writings of Gertrude Himmelfarb and Robert Nozick.
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