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1. Philosophy / C. History of Philosophy / 4. Later European Philosophy / c. Eighteenth century philosophy

[overview of philosophy from 1701 to 1800]

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My dogmatic slumber was first interrupted by David Hume [Kant]
Irony is consciousness of abundant chaos [Schlegel,F]
The big issue since the eighteenth century has been: what is Reason? Its effect, limits and dangers? [Foucault]
We are all post-Kantians, because he set the current agenda for philosophy [Hart,WD]
Hamann, Herder and Jacobi were key opponents of the Enlightenment [Gardner]
Kant halted rationalism, and forced empiricists to worry about foundations [Gardner]
Kant was the first philosopher [Zizek]
Wolff's version of Leibniz dominated mid-18th C German thought [Pinkard]
Romantics explored beautiful subjectivity, and the re-enchantment of nature [Pinkard]
The combination of Kant and the French Revolution was an excited focus for German philosophy [Pinkard]