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Baumgarten

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  1. Alexander Gottlieb . 1714–62, German philosopher, noted for his pioneering work on aesthetics, a term that he originated
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Historical Examples

  • Place, the little Village of Baumgarten; day, 27th February, 1741.

    History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XII. (of XXI.)

    Thomas Carlyle

  • On it Baumgarten laid the foundations of a science of aesthetic.

  • The practised eye of Baumgarten, however, was not to be baffled by any change.

  • The second surprise arrived as he dined with Professor Baumgarten.

    Jo's Boys

    Louisa May Alcott

  • I'll go and tell Professor Baumgarten all about it and ask his advice.

    Jo's Boys

    Louisa May Alcott