Summarize Kant’s and Foucault’s ideas of Enlightenment. Where are their ideas similar, and what, in short, do they mean by Enlightenment? Does Foucault
offer any counterargument to or critique of Kant’s original thesis? In Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge, Edward O Wilson asserts of the Enlightenment that
“[a]stonishingly—it failed” (15). What does he isolate as the reason for its failure? Are there parallels between contemporary American culture and political life
and the schism amongst Condorcet, the Girondists and the Jacobins?
Please use the attached sources and the below link
The attached sources names:
1-Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge ( Chapter 3)
Article Title An Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment?
3-Article Title What is Enlightenment?