The easy accessibility of political fiction in the long eighteenth century made it possible for any reader or listener to enter into intellectual debates time, as much core modern and economic theory was be found first fiction, not theory, this age. Amusingly, many these abstract ideas were presented time stories featuring less-than-gifted central characters. five particular works examined here, which book takes embodying Enlightenment, focus more on individual than social group. Nevertheless, same has responsibilities well rights—and rights apply every individual, across board, regardless class, financial status, race, age, gender. Unlike studies Enlightenment only nonfiction, study makes evident that there a vibrant concern constructive destructive aspects emotion during rather an exclusive rationality.