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Description: A period of time in Western philosophy and cultural life in which reason was advocated as the primary source and legitimacy for authority.

Objectives: to understand the natural world and humankind's place in it solely on the basis of reason and without turning to religious belief.

Connections to Scientific Revolution: The Enlightenment was a program to reform political, economic, and social aspects of European life by using the Scientific method established during the Scientific Revolution. The movement was based on the discoveries and knowledge of the Scientific Revolution.

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