What Is The Legacy Of The Enlightenment. It explains that the awareness of radical differences between the sciences and the humanities emerged as a protest against the tendency of the enlightenment to regard the advances of modern science as proving the paradigmatic character of the sciences for all human knowing. The legacy of enlightenment is emptiness.
The age of enlightenment, or simply the enlightenment, [note 2] was an intellectual and philosophical movement that dominated europe in the 17th and 18th centuries with global influences and effects. It privileges logos over against eidos. The former is hailed as the vehicle of knowledge, mastery and progress;