The Poem as Perfect Sensate Discourse: Literature and Cognition According to Baumgarten

  • Søren Kjørup


In 1749 the German philosopher Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (1714–62) wrote on the very first page of his preface to the third edition of his Metaphysica:


Clear Idea Aesthetic Experience Cognitive Faculty Distinct Idea Emotive Language 
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