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Age of reason may refer to:
  • 17th-century philosophy
    17th-century philosophy
    17th-century philosophy in the Western world is generally regarded as being the start of modern philosophy, and a departure from the medieval approach, especially Scholasticism....

    , as a successor of the Renaissance and a predecessor to the Age of Enlightenment
  • Age of Enlightenment
    Age of Enlightenment
    The Age of Enlightenment was an elite cultural movement of intellectuals in 18th century Europe that sought to mobilize the power of reason in order to reform society and advance knowledge. It promoted intellectual interchange and opposed intolerance and abuses in church and state...

     in its long form of 1600-1800
  • The Age of Reason
    The Age of Reason
    The Age of Reason; Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology is a deistic pamphlet, written by eighteenth-century British radical and American revolutionary Thomas Paine, that criticizes institutionalized religion and challenges the legitimacy of the Bible, the central sacred text of...

    , a book by Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    Thomas "Tom" Paine was an English author, pamphleteer, radical, inventor, intellectual, revolutionary, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States...

  • Age of Reason (album)
    Age of Reason (album)
    Age of Reason is a studio album by Australian pop singer John Farnham. It was released in Australia on 25 July 1988 and debuted at No. 1 on the Australian Recording Industry Association Albums Chart in August and remained on top for eight weeks...

    , a 1988 album by John Farnham
    John Farnham
    John Peter Farnham, AO, formerly billed as Johnny Farnham , is an English-born Australian pop singer. He was a teen pop idol from 1964 to 1979, and has since forged a career as an adult contemporary singer. His career has mostly been as a solo artist although he briefly replaced Glenn Shorrock as...

     containing the song "Age of Reason"
  • The Age of Reason (Sartre)
    The Age of Reason (Sartre)
    L'âge de raison is a 1945 novel by Jean Paul Sartre. It is the first part of the trilogy Les chemins de la liberté . The novel, set in the bohemian Paris of the late 1930s, focuses on three days in the life of a philosophy teacher named Mathieu who is seeking money to pay for an abortion for his...

    , 1945 novel by Jean-Paul Sartre
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre was a French existentialist philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the leading figures in 20th century French philosophy, particularly Marxism, and was one of the key figures in literary...

  • Cult of Reason
    Cult of Reason
    The Cult of Reason was an atheistic belief system established in France and intended as a replacement for Christianity during the French Revolution.-Origins:...

    , a brief time in 1793-4 during the French Revolution
    French Revolution
    The French Revolution , sometimes distinguished as the 'Great French Revolution' , was a period of radical social and political upheaval in France and Europe. The absolute monarchy that had ruled France for centuries collapsed in three years...

  • Age of reason (canon law)
    Age of reason (canon law)
    In the Roman Catholic Church, the age of reason, also called the age of discretion, is the age at which children become capable of moral responsibility. On completion of the seventh year a minor is presumed to have the use of reason, but mental retardation or insanity could prevent some...

    , in the Roman Catholic Church, the age, usually around seven or eight years old, when children are considered capable of understanding and participating in the sacraments
  • In Developmental psychology
    Developmental psychology
    Developmental psychology, also known as human development, is the scientific study of systematic psychological changes, emotional changes, and perception changes that occur in human beings over the course of their life span. Originally concerned with infants and children, the field has expanded to...

    , the age where a child is capable of carrying on complex conversation with an adult, usually around seven or eight years
  • The blog of the National Youth Rights Association
    National Youth Rights Association
    The National Youth Rights Association is the largest youth-led civil rights organization in the United States promoting youth rights, with approximately ten thousand members...


See also

  • Rage of Reason
    Rage of Reason
    Rage of Reason is a single by the Polish symphonic black metal band Vesania from their 2007 album Distractive Killusions. It was recorded, mixed and mastered during the Distractive Killusions studio sessions at Studio X in 2007.-Track listing:...

    , a single by Polish symphonic black metal band Vesania
  • The Age of Unreason
    The Age of Unreason
    The Age of Unreason is a series of four novels written by Gregory Keyes:* Newton's Cannon , ISBN 1-56865-829-X* A Calculus of Angels , ISBN 0-7394-0260-9* Empire of Unreason , ISBN 0-345-40609-5...

    , a series of four science fiction novels by Gregory Keyes.
  • Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
    Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
    Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason is a 1999 novel by Helen Fielding, a sequel to her popular Bridget Jones's Diary. It chronicles Bridget Jones's adventures after she begins to suspect that her boyfriend, Mark Darcy, is falling for a rich young solicitor who works in the same firm as him, a woman...