WORTSCHATZ ZUM TEXT: Der historische Hintergrund (1): Die Aufklärung und der Sturm nd Drang


  1. combination
  2. in general
  3. is victorious
  4. image of human beings
  5. determined by economic/social class, i.e. the class a person is born into
  6. independent
  7. judge, evaluate
  8. act
  9. duty
  10. agree to
  11. developed
  12. ethics of duty, i.e. a system of ethics based on certain duties
  13. concept
  14. goal
  15. carry out
  16. intellect, spirit
  17. education
  18. reason (the Enlightenment was also known as the Age of Reason)
  19. non-aristocratic people
  20. responsible for yourself
  21. basic principles
  22. revelation
  23. equality
  24. progress