Enlightenment: Five Views

Enlightenment: Five Views
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This month let us take a Lapham’s Quarterly approach to Enlightenment as we look at five very different individuals’ approaches to it. First up, Immanuel Kant. This calls to mind…

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There is no such thing as “enlightenment”

There is no such thing as “enlightenment”
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Perhaps “enlightenment” consists of the realization that there is no such thing as “enlightenment.” What do I mean? Well I became preoccupied by this question rather unwillingly at first because…

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Disappointed with Religion?

Disappointed with Religion?
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Often the way of enlightenment starts with disappointment. And plenty of us become disappointed with religion—its dogma, its rules, its inequality. The G-word is unbearable for some. And it’s perfectly understandable.…

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Enlightenment?

Enlightenment?
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E     n     l     i     g     h     t     e     n     m     e     n     t      ? Enlightenment Is…

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