Aesthetics and Cognition in Kant's Critical Philosophy

Aesthetics and Cognition in Kant's Critical Philosophy

Rebecca Kukla


This quantity explores the connection among Kant's aesthetic idea and his severe epistemology as articulated within the Critique of natural cause and the Critique of the ability of Judgment. The essays, written particularly for this quantity, discover middle components of Kant's epistemology, similar to his notions of discursive realizing, event, and target judgment. additionally they exhibit a wealthy snatch of Kant's serious epistemology that permits a deeper knowing of his aesthetics. jointly, the essays demonstrate that Kant's severe venture, and the dialectics of aesthetics and cognition inside of it, remains to be correct to modern debates in epistemology, philosophy of brain, and the character of expertise and objectivity. The e-book additionally yields vital classes concerning the ineliminable, but troublesome position of mind's eye, sensibility and aesthetic adventure in belief and cognition.

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