Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

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German playwright and leader of the Enlightenment (1729-1781)


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of Le Sens de beau: aux origines de la culture contemporaine, (Paris; Cercle de l'Art, 1998); Allert Beate, "Lessing's Poetics as an Approach to Aesthetics," A Companion to the Works of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Ed.
The chapter on philosophy is impressive in its range with a cogent, thematic rather than chronological appraisal of responses to Kantian aesthetics in Friedrich Wilhelm Schelling's Naturphilosophie, posited as the foundation of symbolist theory, Johann Gottfried Herder, Karl Philipp Moritz, Henrik Steffens, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi.
Sintonizando con los ideales de la Ilustracion, se ocupo de lo bello, y aunque se ha dicho que no recibio influencia alguna de Kant, sino mas bien de Johann Joachim Winkelmann y Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, algo tuvo que ver con la revolucion kantiana, que establecio la triada belleza-verdad-bien, y se intereso por su analisis.
None of the serious social, political, and intellectual challenges faced by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1739-81) have yet been overcome.
Katz's version of Fish's "informed or at-home reader" turns out to be comprised almost entirely of elite, intellectual Europeans, especially Englishmen: William Tyndale, Henry Jessey, Joseph Mede, Oliver Cromwell, Edward Pococke, John Locke, Isaac Newton, Richard Bentley, John Mill, August Swedenborg, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Matthew Arnold, James Frazer; a certain narrow DWEMishness, rather than "wide variety of readers" (xv), is evident.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing said, "A grateful thought toward heaven is of itself a prayer.
Nearly two and a half centuries after Gotthold Ephraim Lessing inaugurated the search for medium specificity in his Laocoon and more than fifty years after Clement Greenberg articulated a self-reflexive definition of modern painting and sculpture, the boundary lines of architecture remain unresolved.
This clear and thorough study of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-81) approaches him as a theologian, that is, as a thinker conscientiously coming to grips with his inherited Christianity in the face of the Enlightenment of his own time.
This debate was launched by Jacobi, with Moses Mendelssohn as its principal addressee, and initially concerned the philosophical legacy of the thinker and writer Gotthold Ephraim Lessing.
Yet Denis Diderot, George Lillo, and Gotthold Ephraim Lessing overcame their own and their contemporaries' objections to portraying "lower-class" people and wrote plays whose power to move, to purify, and to scare--in short: to trigger catharsis--convinced the audiences.
No German writer has the prestige of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing as the true leader and exemplar of German Enlightenment and champion of tolerance, particularly towards Jews.