The European Enlightenment

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Art


The Ae of Enlightenment in the Paintings of France's National Museums
Department of Paintings
Renaissance to nineteenth century paintings from the collection at The Louvre, Paris
; Watteau's Pierrot .
Department of Sculpture
Pigalle's Voltaire from the collection at The Louvre, Paris
European Paintings
Velazquez and Reynolds from the collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Kenneth Clark: Velazquez' Las Meninas
An excerpt from Kenneth Clark and a large reproduction of the painting; the texas.net Museum of Art, authored and maintained by Mark Harden.
Vermeer and the Art of Painting
An excerpt from Anthony Wheelock's Vermeer and the Art of Painting with a large reproduction of the painting, The Music Lesson ; the texas.net Museum of Art, authored and maintained by Mark Harden.


Literature


Secondary Texts

John Milton, Paradise Lost
John Milton, Paradise Regained
Voltaire, Candide


Philosophy


Secondary Texts

George Berkeley, A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge
René Descartes, Discourse on Method
Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan
David Hume, An Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding
Immanuel Kant, Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals
Immanuel Kant, "What is Enlightenment"
John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
John Locke, A Letter Concerning Toleration
John Locke, Second Treatise on Government
Blaise Pascal, Pensées
Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations
Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Women


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1993, Richard Hooker
Updated 1-27-97