Age of Reason
- a period of European history in the 18th cent. noted for belief in the ability of reason to discover truth, shape society, etc.
- the age at which a child is presumed to know right from wrong and be capable of responsible action
See Age of Reason in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- An era in which rationalism prevails, especially the period of the Enlightenment in England, France, and the United States.
- An age at which a person is considered capable of making reasoned judgments.