Adjective : the esemplastic power of a great mind to simplify the difficult. From Dictionary.com.
It may even be suggested that this unity is the only one close enough to act as the unifying power of the Imagination, the “esemplastic” power of which Coleridge theorized (Biographia Literaria, Ch. XIII). From Wordnik.com. [ORGANICISM] Reference
Nor is the metaphor necessary to provide the name for the principle, since it has been given other designations, such as “esemplastic” or “coadunative unity” by Cole - ridge, an “intensive manifold” by T.E. Hulme, or a. From Wordnik.com. [ORGANICISM] Reference
Coleridge also distinguished sharply between the use of “Imagination” and “Fancy” by the poet, the latter being able only to copy and embellish past examples, the former, however, possessing an “esemplastic power” to see things as a whole and to bring new worlds to life, by creation and invention. From Wordnik.com. [Dictionary of the History of Ideas] Reference
“esemplastic power” of man. From Wordnik.com. [Dictionary of the History of Ideas] Reference
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