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Kant's Theory of Taste

Kant's Theory of Taste
A Reading of the Critique of Aesthetic Judgment

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Part of Modern European Philosophy

  • Date Published: April 2001
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521795340

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  • This book constitutes one of the most important contributions to recent Kant scholarship. In it, one of the pre-eminent interpreters of Kant, Henry Allison, offers a comprehensive, systematic, and philosophically astute account of all aspects of Kant's views on aesthetics. The first part of the book analyses Kant's conception of reflective judgment and its connections with both empirical knowledge and judgments of taste. The second and third parts treat two questions that Allison insists must be kept distinct: the normativity of pure judgments of taste, and the moral and systematic significance of taste. The fourth part considers two important topics often neglected in the study of Kant's aesthetics: his conceptions of fine art, and the sublime.

    • Allison is an internationally renowned Kant scholar
    • Major new study of Kant's aesthetics that enhances the Cambridge Kant list
    • Is being published at the same time as the new translation of Kant's aesthetic critique in the Cambridge Kant Edition
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    • Date Published: April 2001
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521795340
    • length: 444 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.65kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Acknowledgments
    Note on sources and key to abbreviations and translations
    Introduction
    Part I. Kant's Conception of Reflective Judgment:
    1. Reflective judgment and the purposiveness of nature
    2. Reflection and taste in the introductions
    Part II. Te Quid Facti and the Quid Juris in the Domain of Taste:
    3. The analytic of the beautiful and the quid facti: an overview
    4. The disinterestedness of the pure judgment of taste
    5. Subjective universality, the universal voice, and the harmony of the faculties
    6. Beauty, purposiveness, and form
    7. The modality of taste and the sensus communis
    8. The deduction of pure judgments of taste
    Part III. The Moral and Systematic Significance of Taste:
    9. Reflective judgment and the transition from nature to freedom
    10. Beauty, duty, and interest: the moral significance of natural beauty
    11. The antinomy of taste and beauty as a symbol of morality
    Part IV. Parerga to the Theory of Taste:
    12. Fine art and genius
    13. The sublime
    Notes
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Henry E. Allison, Boston University

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