Can cultural figures of the Enlightenment be considered the heirs of the humanists of the Renaissance?

The figures of the Enlightenment can be called the heirs of the Renaissance for several reasons. First, they, too, recognized the primacy of the human person over everything else. Such thinkers and artists argued that the human mind is capable of changing any state of affairs. Secondly, they were respectful of science and personal development, they believed that people should be brought up free and not dependent on other people’s opinions. These ideas have been actively promoted in books and works of art.

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