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Poetry Realized in Nature: Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Early Nineteenth-Century Science

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Poetry Realized in Nature shows Coleridge's method at work and, more generally, explores German philosophical science, Naturphilosophie, and the relations between science and romantic thought. It combines a biographical approach with intellectual history, reconstructing Coleridge's imaginative enterprise across the whole range of the physical and life sciences. Coleridge s ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 8th 2002 by Cambridge University Press (first published September 30th 1981)
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Sarah Porter
Maddening where it describes Coleridge's own highly schematic and rather absurd views--dude should've stuck to poetry--but fascinating on early 19th C. science in general; it gives a great overview of the debates and state of knowledge at that time.
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