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The Age of Reason; Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology is a work by English and American political activist Thomas Paine, arguing for the philosophical position of deism. It follows in the tradition of 18th-century British deism, and challenges institutionalized religion and the legitimacy of the Bible/5(54). The Girondists regarded him as an ally. Consequently, the Montagnards, especially Robespierre, regarded him as an enemy. In December , he was arrested and imprisoned in Paris, then released in He became notorious because of his pamphlet The Age of Reason ( 94), in which he advocated deism, /5(8). 'The Age of Reason', which essentially advocated deism, promoted humanism, reason and freethinking, and violently quarelled with ALL institutionalized religion It is amazing to me to think this book was written in //5. The Age of Reason Paperback – May 7, by Thomas Paine (Author)/5(21).
Jean-Paul Sartre's The Age of Reason combines the author's existentialist investigations along with an analysis of human relations, continuing the philosophical intensity of Dostoevsky's complex melodramas. However, instead of an emphasis on religious morality and redemption, Sartre opts for a colder, more atheistic tone all under the threatening heat of the impending war.4/5. The term “age of reason” was first described in a article by child psychiatrists Theodore Shapiro and Richard Perry titled "Latency Revisited: The Age of Seven, Plus or Minus One." But the age of seven has been considered the age where common sense and maturity start to kick in, for centuries. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Age of Reason The book follows two days in the life of Mathieu, a philosophy teacher, and his circle of friends as Mathieu tries to raise 4, francs to pay for an abortion for his mistress Marcelle. After reading The Age of Reason in , Benjamin Franklin famously wrote: "I would advise you not to attempt unchaining the Tyger, but to burn this Piece before it is seen by any other Person, whereby you will save yourself a great deal of Mortification from the Enemies it may raise against you, and perhaps a good deal of Regret and Repentance. If Men are so Author: Esther Lombardi.
An idealist, a radical, and a master rhetorician, Thomas Paine wrote and lived with a keen sense of urgency and The Age of Reason, 4/5(1). Paine, in The Age of Reason, seeks to combat atheism. As a result of this book, the great reputation he earlier enjoyed as one of the prime movers in . Having been recommended this book by a professor of sociology, I had high hopes for Flesh in the Age of Reason, and I was not disappointed. Porter deftly handles multiple facets of philosophy around the time of the enlightenment, weaving together the ideas of well known theorists on the links between mind, soul, spirit and the body/5. The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine Page 4 AGE OF REASON - PART FIRST Age of Reason, Section 1 IT has been my intention, for several years past, to publish my thoughts upon religion.