How to Save Kant's Deduction of Taste as Objective

Karl Ameriks

in Interpreting Kant's Critiques

Published in print August 2003 | ISBN: 9780199247318
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191601699 | DOI:
 How to Save Kant's Deduction of Taste as Objective

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Combines two earlier articles that argue that there is a way of reconstructing Kant’s account of taste such that it has a plausible deduction, but one that involves understanding natural beauty as an objective feature disclosed in a particular kind of pure appreciation of sensible forms.

Keywords: beauty; deduction of taste; disinterest; formalism; harmony of the faculties; judgement of taste; objectivity; secondary qualities; space; time

Chapter.  11687 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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