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    The Highest of All the Arts: Kant and Poetry.Laura Penny - 2008 - Philosophy and Literature 32 (2):pp. 373-384.
    For Kant, poetry is the freest, finest art of all. Music and painting depend on sensuous charms. Poetry offers the most direct presentation of "aesthetic ideas". As Kant's critique subjects reason to reason, so too does the poet try to best language via language. However, the poet's license is not absolute. The poet must create a new sense, not nonsense, lest he slide into the intractable privacy of delirium or evil. Using Hannah Arendt's reading of the Third Critique, and excerpts (...)
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  2. Kant and Milton.Laura Penny - 2011 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 49 (4):503-504.
    Kant thinks poetry is the greatest of all the arts, and that Milton is one of the greatest poets. Sanford Budick, a professor of English from Hebrew University, investigates the Miltonic echoes in Kant’s work in this very thorough, dense, and deliberate study. Budick argues that Milton’s poetic form, especially his use of successive images, informs some of the most crucial and complex passages in Kant’s ethical and aesthetic theory. Budick concedes that it may seem strange to blur the line (...)
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    Parables and Politics: How Benjamin and Deleuze & Guattari Read Kafka.Laura Penny - 2009 - Theory and Event 12 (3).