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Philosophy of the Arts


Immanuel Kant, The Critique of Judgement

Kant. The ideal of beauty

The ideal of beauty is a sensuous presentation of beauty. This cannot be found in nature because its purposivity is projected by us humans. Natural beauty is a gift. We…

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Kant, taste and time

Kant’s Critique of Judgement can be seen to put aside all sorts of irrelevant, and illegitimate considerations for our judgements of taste, such as our interests, concepts, moral values, sentiments…

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