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Modernism: Central Texts 

A list of central themes of philosophical modernism 

René Descartes: "I think, therefore I am"  (1641)

Joseph Addison: The pleasures of the imagination (1712)

John Locke: A Letter Concerning Toleration (1689)

Immanuel Kant: What is Enlightenment? (1784)

Immanuel Kant: Perpetual Peace (1795)

A list of central themes of artistic modernism