Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Kant on Judgement

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Kant on Judgement

by Robert Wicks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415281105

ISBN-13: 9780415281102

Pub. Date: 04/28/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Kant’s Critique of Judgment is one of the most important texts in the history of modern aesthetics. This GuideBook discusses the Third Critique section by section, and introduces and assesses:

  • Kant's life and the background of the Critique of Judgment
  • the ideas and text of the Critique of Judgment,

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Overview

Kant’s Critique of Judgment is one of the most important texts in the history of modern aesthetics. This GuideBook discusses the Third Critique section by section, and introduces and assesses:

  • Kant's life and the background of the Critique of Judgment
  • the ideas and text of the Critique of Judgment, including a critical explanation of Kant’s theories of natural beauty
  • the continuing relevance of Kant’s work to contemporary philosophy and aesthetics.

This GuideBook is an accessible introduction to a notoriously difficult work and will be essential reading for students of Kant and aesthetics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415281102
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Series:
Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks Series
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction 1. The Pleasure in Pure Beauty 2. The Sublime and the Infinite 3. The Fine Arts and Creative Genius 4. Beauty’s Confirmation of Science and Morality 5. Living Organisms, God and Intelligent Design. Conclusion: The Music of the Spheres and the Idealization of Reason

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