Export to EndNote / Reference Manager(non-Latin). Permission and possible fees may be required from the copyright owner independently of the Library. Welcome back. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. At head of title: Commandery of the state of Missouri, Military order of the loyal legion of the United States. Copyright © 2001-2020 OCLC. 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. Consequently, we only have ourselves to blame when the rich and powerful take advantage of us.”. The idea that no one really knew how to run a government led to the idea that we should arrange a system by which new ideas could be developed, tried out, and tossed out if necessary, with more new ideas brought in—a trial and error system.”, “I have furnished myself with a Bible and Testament; and I can say also that I have found them to be much worse books than I had conceived. The Age Of Reason Quotes Quotes tagged as "the-age-of-reason" Showing 1-7 of 7 “If I didn't try to assume responsibility for my own existence, it would seem utterly absurd to go on existing.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre, The Age of Reason These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine. As a result, the individual collection items may have varying rights and access restrictions. The name field is required. 'The Age of Reason', written over two hundred years ago, sets out to examine the Christian bible critically and logically, an act of considerable bravery given the power of the Christian Church in those times. It's impossible to extract a belle from the Age of Reason.”, “In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, print put forward a definition of intelligence that gave priority to the objective, rational use of the mind and at the same time encouraged forms of public discourse with serious, logically ordered content. Please enter recipient e-mail address(es). Collectively, Europe's coffeehouses functioned as the Internet of the Age of Reason.”, “The world is my country, mankind are my friends, to do good is my religion.”, “A purpose derived from a false premise – that a deity has ordained submission to his will – cannot merit respect. Paine, author-hero of the revolution. 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It possesses these two aspects, the evil one of the two appealing to people capable of naïve hatred; but what is actually happening is that when you get natures stirred to their depths over questions which they feel to be overwhelmingly vital, you get the bad stirred up in them as well as the good; the mud as well as the water. http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nju> ; http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/3372771862#Place\/secaucus_n_j> ; http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1090275> ; http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/classification\/BL2740> ; http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/3372771862> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/3238061#PublicationEvent\/secaucus_n_j_citadel_press_1974> ; http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/3372771862#Agent\/citadel_press> ; http:\/\/babel.hathitrust.org\/cgi\/pt?id=mdp.39015008655618> ; http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780806505497> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/3238061> ; http:\/\/babel.hathitrust.org\/cgi\/pt?id=mdp.39015008655618>, http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/3372771862#Agent\/citadel_press>, http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/3372771862#Place\/secaucus_n_j>, http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/classification\/BL2740>, http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nju>, http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780806505497>, http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/3238061>. Reason, rationality and enlightenment became the new ‘gods.’ For the previous seventeen hundred years the perfection of man was only to be obtained through grace after death. As a publicly supported institution, the Library generally does not own rights in its collections. Learning has no age limit. Therefore, it does not charge permission fees for use of such material and generally does not grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute material in its collections. [Jean-Paul Sartre] -- The French prepare for war in 1938 when the Germans begin their advances through Europe--Novelist. Connect to related website. Get this from a library! Paine, Thomas. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? The injustice of history; a neglected patriot. The Age of Reason brought about a great change in the tale of man’s sojourn on earth. All rights reserved. Also available... Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Mind you, though this may seem to justify the eighteenth-century Age of Reason in its contention that religion is nothing but an organized, gigantic fraud and a curse to the human race, nothing could be farther from the truth. Title The age of reason: Contributor Names Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. You may send this item to up to five recipients. 1 print : engraving ; 21.3 x 13.2 cm (plate), 29.5 x 24.1 cm (sheet). It is no accident that the Age of Reason was coexistent with that growth of a print culture, first in Europe and then in America.”, “It is never late to earn a degree, masters or doctorate. [Chicago, G. E. Wilson] [Web.] Description based on: Vol. "R. G. Ingersoll's second reply to the New York observer": p. 31-35.... Chicago Secular Union - Stevens, Edward A. It follows in the tradition of 18th-century British deism, and challenges institutionalized religion and the … The work was outlawed in Great Britain as potentially seditious and liable to upset the. The Age of Reason essays are academic essays for citation. Learn more ››. | Thomas Paine, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, on title page of German edition of the Rights of Man. http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/3238061>. Missouri Commandery - Hodges, William Romaine. Please enter the subject. It was around this time that he started to write The Age of Reason, originally published in two parts between 1794 and 1795. The E-mail Address(es) you entered is(are) not in a valid format. Paine, T. (1893) The Age of Reason. Paine, Thomas. Oration commemorating the 151st anniversary of the birth of Thos. Preface by J. P. Mendum. Virginia is a product of the eighteenth century. Cover title. Enlightened Perspectives on Religion and Righteousness: Franklin's Autobiography and Paine's The Age of Reason Don't have an account? "Thomas Paine was Deist, a believer in God, but highly critical of priests and appeals to the authority of holy books. Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady: A Memoir, Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business. The E-mail Address(es) field is required. Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate. It is not for nothing that the Enlightenment, when atheism truly began to take hold, was also known as the Age of Reason.”, “Socrates poisoned, Aristides ostracized, Aristotle fleeing for his life, Jesus crucified, Paul beheaded, Peter crucified head downward, Savonarola martyred, Spinoza hunted, tracked and cursed, and an order issued that no man should speak to him not supply him food or shelter, Bruno burned, Galileo imprisoned, Huss, Wyclif, Latimer and Tyndale used for kindling - all this in the name of religion, institutional religion, the one thing that has caused more misery, heartaches, bloodshed, war, than all other causes combined.”, “Let it then be heard, and let man learn to feel that the true greatness of a nation is founded on principles of humanity, and not on conquest.”, “[D]ie amtlichen Gottesmänner, [welche] als Kinder eines vernünftigen Zeitalters eine recht menschliche Angst davor haben, von exaltierten und hysterischen Anhängern bloßgestellt zu werden.”, “Man kand nogenledes undskylde vore Forfædre, efterdi de ingen Idée have havt om Verden, men meenet, at Jorden befattede den største Deel af Skabningen, at Solen var et Corpus som Amager eller Salt-Holmen, og at Stjernerne vare nogle smaa Blommer, som vare satte til Zirat paa Himmelen.”, “We are slipping back from the age of reason into the mire of mystery, into a world of gods and devils, ghouls and angels. "Thomas Paine was Deist, a believer in God, but highly critical of priests and appeals to the authority of holy books. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. What Do You Care What Other People Think? Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond. 3, no. 1 print : engraving, with text. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address(es). The subject field is required. by Thomas Paine with a bibliographical introduction by Philip S. Foner. Virginia is a product of the eighteenth century. The pursuit of Enlightenment-era goals — solving our world’s problems through rational discourse, rather than through religion and tradition – provides ample grounds for a purposive existence. For further information with respect to a specific collection item, see the associated rights & access statement on the individualized web page displaying that specific collection item. View more information about copyright law from the U.S. 0 with reviews - Be the first. Please contact OGC@loc.gov with your contact information and a link to the relevant content. ISBN: 0140015213 9780140015218: OCLC Number: 16589004: Language Note: Translation of: L'âge de raison. Whenever possible, the Library of Congress provides factual information about copyright owners and related matters in the catalog records, finding aids and other texts that accompany collections. It's impossible to extract a belle from the Age of Reason.” ― Florence King, Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady: A Memoir Notes: Originally published: London : H. Hamilton, 1947. http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/3238061> ; http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/3238061#PublicationEvent\/secaucus_n_j_citadel_press_1974>. The age of reason. A refutation of charges brought against Paine's character and of stories concerning his supposed recantation. “Religion carries two sorts of people in two entirely opposite directions: the mild and gentle people it carries towards mercy and justice; the persecuting people it carries into fiendish sadistic cruelty. Please enter the message. Although accorded honorary French citizenship in 1792 for his republican Rights of Man, Paine was later imprisoned and narrowly escaped the guillotine. “The belle is a product of the Deep South, which is a product of the nineteenth century and the Age of Romanticism. The Age of Reason. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/06024780. A vindication of Thomas Paine, in reply to the New York observer. "Thomas Paine was Deist, a believer in God, but highly critical of priests and appeals to the authority of holy books. | Head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front. Researchers must make their own assessments of rights in light of their intended use. Please enter your name. The Library of Congress has digitized various items from numerous Library of Congress collections to create the online collection Finding our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Copyright Office. 'The Age of Reason', written over two hundred years ago, sets out to examine the Christian bible critically and logically, an act of considerable bravery given the … All age groups are welcome to the act of learning.”, “I believe in the same manner at this moment; and I moreover believe, that any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child, cannot be a true system.”, “Coffeehouses were centers of self-education, literary and philosophical speculation, commercial innovation, and, in some cases, political fermentation.