Springer Verlag (2015)

Mojca Kuplen
Central European University (PhD)
At the end of section §6 in the Analytic of the Beautiful, Kant defines taste as the “faculty for judging an object or a kind of representation through a satisfaction or dissatisfaction without any interest”. On the face of it, Kant’s definition of taste includes both; positive and negative judgments of taste. Moreover, Kant’s term ‘dissatisfaction’ implies not only that negative judgments of taste are those of the non-beautiful, but also that of the ugly, depending on the presence of an actual displeasure
Keywords beauty  ugliness  Kant  free harmony  disgust  imagination  art  aesthetic value
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ISBN(s) 978-3-319-19898-9     3319366165   331919898X
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-19899-6
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