Antedating of "Aesthetic"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Apr 2 01:25:59 UTC 2006

aesthetic (OED 1798)

1797 tr. Kant _The Principles of Critical Philosophy_ 73 (Eighteenth
Century Collections Online)  The transcendental philosophy of the critic
is divided into two enquiries, into the transcendental aesthetic and the
transcendental logic.

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