Tagged: Frederick the Great


Enlightenment and the Idea of Progress

  The Enlightenment is an umbrella term used to describe the 18th century philosophy with revolutionary and rationalist characteristics that emerged in various intellectual centers of...


Enlightened Absolutism

  Enlightenment was a time of radical rationalization and liberalization of the Western thought in the 18th century. With the religion rapidly fading away from the...


A Short History of Berlin

  Two medieval merchant settlements on the banks of the Spree, in the area of ‚Äč‚Äčtoday’s district center – here the German capital has its origin....