International Journal of New Developments in Engineering and Society, 2020, 4(3); doi: 10.25236/IJNDES.040317.
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Almost no period in the history of mankind has exerted such a strong influence on public opinion and social development as the philosophy of the Enlightenment', said Hans Joachim Schneiderich in the History of World Philosophy. According to Schneiderich, the Enlightenment in its various aspects greatly supported freedom of thought among the people. This paper discusses the Enlightenment’s impact on people's life and thought and details some of the major shifts that occurred in this period. This paper mainly studies the influence of the Enlightenment on the ideological emancipation of the people. The article first discusses the background of the Enlightenment and the enlightenment leaders’ thought,then it analyzes in detail the question of to what extent the Enlightenment brought about the liberation of thought and how it helped people in life.
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Hongyu（Jack） Luo. To what extent did the idea of freedom bring the emancipation of religious thinking to the people during the Enlightenment, how was it expressed in civilians’ daily life. International Journal of New Developments in Engineering and Society (2020) Vol.4, Issue 3: 188-195. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDES.040317.
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