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The Aesthetic, the Beautiful and Praxis

Michael Wayne

Michael Wayne is Professor in Screen Media at Brunel University, UK. He is author of Marx's Das Kapital For Beginners (Random House, 2012) and Marxism and Media Studies: Key Concepts and Contemporary Trends (Pluto Press, 2003). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Red Kant: Aesthetics, Marxism and the Third Critique

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...There are two apparently different starting points or motivations for Kant’s aesthetic turn suggested in the introduction of the third Critique. We have seen that it was the paralysis of moral reason (freedom) in the face of a reified...

The Anatomy of an Aesthetic Idea

The Aesthetic in Kant : A Critique

Continuum, 2004

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...Because of the reciprocity between the sublime and the moral, because they arise from the same deference to reason over the demands of sensibility, it follows, according to Kant, that what gives evidence of the moral law will also...

The Life of Art

R.G. Collingwood

Robin George Collingwood FBA was an English philosopher, historian and archaeologist. He is best known for his philosophical works, including The Principles of Art and the posthumously published The Idea of History. Collingwood was born 22 February 1889 in Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, then in Lancashire, the son of the artist and archaeologist W. G. Collingwood, who had acted as John Ruskin’s private secretary in the final years of Ruskin’s life. Collingwood’s mother was also an artist and a talented pianist. He was educated at Rugby School and University College, Oxford, where he gained a First in Classical Moderations (Greek and Latin) in 1910 and a congratulatory First in Greats (Ancient History and Philosophy) in 1912. Prior to graduation he was elected a fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Outlines of a Philosophy of Art

Thoemmes Press, 1994

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...The Work of Art and the Life of Art The creation of works of art is not the ultimate aim or crowning phase of the aesthetic life. It is a necessary phase of that life, and a phase which is never transcended, but one whose position...

Essay III. On the Art of Sketching Landscape.

Aesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840 : Volume 1: Three Essays and The Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Reproduced courtesy of Glasgow University Library, Sp Coll g.1.24The art of sketching is to the picturesque traveller, what the art of writing is to the scholar. Each is equally necessary to fix and communicate it's respective...

Fantastic Desires II: Free Beauty

The Aesthetic in Kant : A Critique

Continuum, 2004

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...It is Kant’s contention that dependent beauty does not present us with a ‘pure’ example of the judgement of taste. Given that he has begun by defining judgements of taste in terms of their freedom from any dependence on concepts, either...

Contents of the Following Poem.

Aesthetics and the Picturesque 1795–1840 : Volume 1: Three Essays and The Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...Reproduced courtesy of Glasgow University Library, Sp Coll g.1.24LineIntroduction, and address.A close attention to the various scenes of nature recommended; and to the several circumstances, under which they appear.A facility also...

Genius

Paul W. Bruno

Paul Bruno is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Framingham State College, Massachusetts, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kant’s Concept of Genius : Its Origin and Function in the Third Critique

Continuum, 2010

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...Fine Art We shall begin by concentrating our study on Kant’s conception of art, a subject Kant addresses midway through the “Deduction of Pure Aesthetic Judgments.” He begins by distinguishing art from nature. In both cases (i.e. art...

Introduction

Brent Kalar

Brent Kalar received his Ph.D. from Harvard University (Adams Prize, 2003), and currently teaches philosophy at the University of New Mexico, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Demands of Taste in Kant’s Aesthetics

Continuum, 2006

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...Immanuel Kant is widely recognized to be a seminal figure in the history of philosophical aesthetics. This is not because he was the first to inquire into the nature of beauty, art, genius or the sublime. Philosophers had been doing...

On Gentlemen-Artists.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...To attain excellence in the arts is the lot of very few professors, who have spent their lives in the pursuit.Gainsborough, after a close application to painting for fifty years, said on his death-bed—“I am but just beginning to do...

Aspects of the Third Critique

Paul W. Bruno

Paul Bruno is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Framingham State College, Massachusetts, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kant’s Concept of Genius : Its Origin and Function in the Third Critique

Continuum, 2010

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...Judgment It is in the Critique of Judgment where Kant addresses the issue of genius, yet we must understand from the beginning that unlike Addison, Gerard, and to a certain extent Young, Kant’s focus in the book lies with judgment...