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020 _a9781107541405
082 _a111.85094309033
100 _aBuchenau, Stefanie
245 _aFounding of aesthetics in the German Enlightenment : the art of invention and the invention of art
260 _bCambridge University Press,
_aCambridge :
300 _aviii, 272 p. ;
_c23 cm
365 _b22.99
504 _aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
520 _aWhen, in 1735, Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten added a new discipline to the philosophical system, he not only founded modern aesthetics but also contributed to shaping the modern concept of art or 'fine art'. In The Founding of Aesthetics in the German Enlightenment, Stefanie Buchenau offers a rich analysis and reconstruction of the origins of this new discipline in its wider context of German Enlightenment philosophy. Present-day scholars commonly regard Baumgarten's views as an imperfect prefiguration of Kantian and post-Kantian aesthetics, but Buchenau argues that Baumgarten defended a consistent and original project which must be viewed in the context of the modern debate on the art of invention. Her book offers new perspectives on Kantian aesthetics and beauty in art and science.
650 _aArt of invention
650 _a Cognition
650 _aDogmatism
650 _a Habit
650 _a Immanuel Kant
650 _aLiberal arts
650 _aMetaphysics
650 _aOntology
650 _aOrganon
650 _aPleasure
650 _a Rhetoric
650 _aRationalism
650 _aSense perception
650 _aTruth
650 _aVerismilitude
650 _aPoetry
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