Kant's Critique of the Power of Judgment: Critical Essays

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Includes twelve of the most important modern critical discussions of the Critique of the Power of Judgment, written by the leading Kant scholars and aestheticians of the twentieth century.
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Overview

Includes twelve of the most important modern critical discussions of the Critique of the Power of Judgment, written by the leading Kant scholars and aestheticians of the twentieth century.
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Editorial Reviews

Eighteenth-Century Book Reviews Online
This collection gives an excellent overview of English-language work on the Critique of the Power of Judgement in recent decades.
— Abraham Anderson, St. John's College, Santa Fe
Allen W. Wood
This well-balanced collection of essays is the foremost, and for a time will certainly be the defnitive, anthology on Kant's Critique of the Power of Judgment."
Frederick Beiser
An indispensable collection of essays for every reader of Kant's third Critique.
Eighteenth-Century Book Reviews Online - Abraham Anderson
This collection gives an excellent overview of English-language work on the Critique of the Power of Judgement in recent decades.
Eric Watkins
This volume is an excellent collection of already classic articles from the past 25 years. It covers the entire spectrum of topics discussed in the Critique of the Power of Judgment with an even mix of helpful explanations of its fundamental issues and provocative suggestions about how best to understand Kant's original insights.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780742514188
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/15/2003
  • Series: Critical Essays on the Classics Series
  • Edition number: 256
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Guyer is Florence R. C. Murray Professor in the Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author or editor of seven books about Immanuel Kant and has translated two of Kant's works.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
List of Abbreviations
1 Kant's Principles of Reflecting Judgment 1
2 UnKantian Notions of Disinterest 63
3 Kant's Aesthetics and the "Empty Cognitive Stock" 67
4 The Idealism of Purposiveness 87
5 Free and Dependent Beauty 101
6 The Sublime in Nature 121
7 Kant's Theory of Creative Imagination 143
8 Artistic Genius and the Question of Creativity 171
9 Imaginative Freedom and the German Enlightenment 181
10 "Aesthetic Ideas" and the Role of Art in Kant's Ethical Hermeneutics 199
11 Newtonian Biology and Kant's Mechanistic Concept of Causality 209
12 Kant's Antinomy of Teleological Judgment 219
Bibliography 237
Index 247
About the Contributors 251
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