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The Enlightenment's Belief in the Progression of Humankind The Enlightenment is a term used to describe the intellectual movement that spread through Europe and its colonies between the middle and late 18th centuries. It is referred to as the "Age of Discovery" since numerous advances in science and worldwide exploration have significantly increased human knowledge and confidence throughout this period. Despite the fact that not everyone believed in progress, the vast majority of people engaged in the process of achieving human development were certain that it would be a successful endeavor. A large number of philosophers and mathematicians encouraged Europe to follow their knowledge, which resulted in a reformation. The belief in human development fostered by the Enlightenment was organized in such a way that it could be effectively launched into an upward march of progress. The philosophers considered themselves to be at the vanguard of the revolutionary movement. Their ideas were developed as a community and strengthened via

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