Enlightenment: Let There Be Light is a History Documentary programme.

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Enlightenment: Let There Be Light: Making the World Turn

Series 1, episode 2

The Enlightenment was one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish history. It witnessed the birth of New Knowledge that shaped the modern world. Dr Fiona Watson looks at great thinkers and scientists including David Hume, Adam Smith, Thomas Reid, Joseph Black and James Hutton, revealing how their worked sparked the industrial revolution, modern economic thinking and the end of the mass slave trade.