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Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten


Who is Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten?

Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten was a German philosopher.

  • also known as Баумгартен, Александр Готлиб
  • born on (301 years ago) in Berlin
  • nationality: Germany
  • profession: Philosopher
  • died on (253 years ago) in Frankfurt (Oder)

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Neoclassical Art and Architecture (2011)

by Allison Lee Palmer

NEOCLASSICAL AESTH ETICS Baumgarten, Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, Alexander Gottlieb. Reflections on Poetry. Berkeley: University of California Press , 1954. Diderot, Denis Blom, Philipp. Enlightening the World: Encyclope'die, the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Rococo Art (2011)

by Jennifer D. Milam

Germany: Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten begins to publish Aesthetica acroamatica (1750—58). This is the first use of the word “aesthetic” and the beginning of investigation into this philosophical idea. 1751 France: The first volume of the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Aesthetics (2006)

by Dabney Townsend

Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (1714—1762) ...

Google previewDesign Dictionary (2008)

Perspectives on Design Terminology by Michael Erlhoff, Timothy Marshall

Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten reestablished aesthetics as an independent philosophical discipline in the mid-eighteenth century. Even though the new discipline would compete for a long time with poetics and (a) rhetoric, aesthetics quickly ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2010)

by Michael Clarke

The present usage of the term originates from its adoption in 1735 by the German philosopher Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten to distinguish the study ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration (2006)

by Fenwick W. English

The word aesthetics was first used by the eighteenth-century German philosopher Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, who derived it from the ...

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