Enlightenment? Theories, Blind men-Elephant And Peer-Review A. Theory, the first of several definitions: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theory The analysis of a set of facts in their relation to one another. B. Enlightenment, a philosophical movement of the 18th century, characterized by belief in the power of human reason and by innovations in political, religious, and educational doctrine. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/enlightenment … Continue reading Enlightenment?