Ideas of Alexander Baumgarten, by Theme

[German, 1714 - 1762, Born in Berlin. Professor at Halle, and at Frankfurt-on-Oder.]

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21. Aesthetics / A. Aesthetic Experience / 1. Aesthetics
Baumgarten founded aesthetics in 1750 [Tolstoy]
21. Aesthetics / B. Nature of Art / 2. Art as Form
Beauty is an order between parts, and in relation to the whole [Tolstoy]
22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 1. Goodness / b. Types of good
Perfection comes through the senses (Beauty), through reason (Truth), and through moral will (Good) [Tolstoy]