French Translation Lumières

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Translation & Definition

(la philosophie des) Lumières : (the philosophy of) the Enlightenment

The Enlightenment was a period of western European history in which notions of reason and greater tolerance were advanced.

Examples

  • "Éclairé, sensible à la philosophie des Lumières (nous prônons aussi l’ouverture intellectuelle."

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