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The Kantian Aesthetic: From Knowledge to the Avant-Garde

Paul Crowther

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579976
eISBN:
9780191722615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579976.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

This book explains the perceptual knowledge involved in aesthetic judgements. It does so by linking Kant's aesthetics to a critically upgraded account of his theory of knowledge. This upgraded theory ... More


From Beauty to Art: Developing Kant's Aesthetics

Paul Crowther

in Defining Art, Creating the Canon: Artistic Value in an Era of Doubt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210688
eISBN:
9780191705762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210688.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter provides a sustained phenomenological development of Kant's aesthetics of beauty and theory of art. This allows both aesthetic experience and art's distinctive articulation of it to be ... More


The Kantian Sublime: From Morality to Art

Paul Crowther

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239314
eISBN:
9780191597275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239319.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Kant's theory of the sublime has become one of the most keenly studied elements in both his own aesthetics and aesthetic theory in general. This book offers a sustained analysis of Kant's theory of ... More


From Aesthetic Ideas to the Avant‐Garde: The Scope of Fine Art

Paul Crowther

in The Kantian Aesthetic: From Knowledge to the Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579976
eISBN:
9780191722615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579976.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

This chapter develops the potential of Kant's theory of fine art by offering an exposition and sustained critical account of the key notions of aesthetic ideas, genius, and originality. In ... More


Pushkin's Lyric Intelligence

Andrew Kahn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199234745
eISBN:
9780191715747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234745.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) is Russia's greatest poet, a ‘ founding father’ of modern Russian literature, and a major figure in world literature. His poetry and prose changed the course of Russian ... More


Fundamental Ontology and Transcendent Beauty: An Approach to Kant’s Aesthetics

Paul Crowther

in Art and Embodiment: From Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244973
eISBN:
9780191697425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244973.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter seeks to bring about a ‘fusion of horizons’ between the path from fundamental ontology to art and the aesthetics of Kant, to see if it can lead us to a better understanding of both. ... More


Sublimity, Art, and Beyond

Paul Crowther

in The Kantian Sublime: From Morality to Art

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239314
eISBN:
9780191597275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239319.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Applies the reconstructed version of Kant's theory in a context that he does not, officially, consider an appropriate place for the sublime—namely, in the experience of art. It is shown that, by ... More


Conceptual Art in Light of Kant’s Antinomy of Taste

Thierry de Duve

in Aesthetics at Large: Volume 1: Art, Ethics, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226546568
eISBN:
9780226546872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226546872.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The gist of the “Kant after Duchamp” approach to aesthetics is (1) the realization of the quasi-interchangeability of artist and beholder in front of a readymade and (2) the substitution of “this is ... More


Mendelssohn’s and Kant’s Aesthetics Compared

Paul Guyer

in Reason and Experience in Mendelssohn and Kant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198850335
eISBN:
9780191885389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850335.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that there is less difference between the two philosophers’ basic conceptions of aesthetic experience than Kant’s critique of aesthetic “perfectionism” seems to suggest. But the ... More


Kant’s Aesthetics

Paul Guyer

in Reason and Experience in Mendelssohn and Kant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198850335
eISBN:
9780191885389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850335.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Kant transforms Mendelssohn’s theory of mental activities in aesthetic experience into his own central idea of the free play of imagination and understanding, and builds his analysis of aesthetic ... More


Head Cases: Julia Kristeva on Philosophy and Art in Depressed Times

Elaine Miller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166829
eISBN:
9780231537117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166829.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

While philosophy and psychoanalysis privilege language and conceptual distinctions and mistrust the image, the philosopher and psychoanalyst Julia Kristeva recognizes the power of art and the ... More


Sociability and the Conduct of Philosophy: What We Can Learn from Early German Romanticism

Jane Kneller

in The Relevance of Romanticism: Essays on German Romantic Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199976201
eISBN:
9780199395507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976201.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This paper describes the model of sociability developed by the early German romantics with the aim of showing its relevance to academic discourses aiming to be more diverse and inclusive. The paper ... More


The Creative Audience: Some Ways in which Readers, Viewers, and/or Listeners Use Their Imaginations to Engage Fictional Artworks

Noël Carroll

in The Philosophy of Creativity: New Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199836963
eISBN:
9780199362547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199836963.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Mind

Discussions of creativity and the arts usually focus on the creative activities of the artist. But as Noël Carroll observes, the audience plays an important role too; in order for the artist to ... More


The ‘Soul steady and collected’: A Buddhist Response to Coleridge

Michael McGhee

in Coleridge and Contemplation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198799511
eISBN:
9780191839795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799511.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Religion passes beyond the ken, the horizon, of reason, with faith its continuation, Coleridge tells us. Chapter 15 reflects on Coleridge’s illuminating metaphor of twilight, night, and the starry ... More


Forging a Head

Elaine P. Miller

in Head Cases: Julia Kristeva on Philosophy and Art in Depressed Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166829
eISBN:
9780231537117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166829.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main themes. The text has conducted an in-depth exploration of one philosopher/psychoanalyst's engagement with depression and other social maladies not ... More


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