(1724—1804) German philosopher
German philosopher. His Observations on the Feeling of the Beautiful and Sublime (1764) and Critique of Judgement (1790) laid the foundations of much aesthetic theory, especially in relation to the Beautiful and the Sublime discussed earlier by Edmund Burke in 1756.
Chilvers, Osborne, & Farr (eds.) (1988);H. O (1970);Jane Turner (1996)