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Articles with keyword "Enlightenment"

Kim Stauffer portrays Émilie Du Châtelet


Mistress of Math

Beyond her relationship with Voltaire, Émilie du Châtelet was one of the foremost thinkers of her time.


Tickling the American Fancy

Kaleidoscopes and other objects reveal the aesthetic of the early nineteenth century.

Etching of Rousseau


Friends of Rousseau

Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.