Philosophically Speaking – The Searching Generations

From the beginning of civilization, one can refer to each successive generation as the searching generation. The vast universe and the constellation of stars have mystified every culture up to the present. Ancient astronomers did not have the benefit of academic background to make scientific inquiries regarding the creation of the universe. Today, scientists...

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Philosophically Speaking: What is Enlightenment?

What is Enlightenment? “The Age of Enlightenment, sometimes called the Age of Reason, refers to the time of the guiding intellectual movement, called The Enlightenment. It covers about a century and a half in Europe, beginning with the publication of Francis Bacon‘s Novum Organum (1620) and ending with Immanuel Kant‘s Critique of Pure Reason (1781). From the perspective of socio-political phenomena, the period is considered to...

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