Kant's aesthetics and the 'empty cognitive stock'

@article{Janaway1997KantsAA,
  title={Kant's aesthetics and the 'empty cognitive stock'},
  author={C. Janaway},
  journal={The Philosophical Quarterly},
  year={1997},
  volume={47},
  pages={459-476}
}
  • C. Janaway
  • Published 1997
  • Philosophy
  • The Philosophical Quarterly
It is sometimes assumed that Kant’s claim that a judgement of taste is grounded in a pleasure ‘without concepts’ leaves little room for any credible account of critical judgements of art. I argue that even Kant’s conception of free (as opposed to dependent) beauty can provide the framework for an analysis of aesthetic judgements about art works. It is a matter of understanding what roles for concepts Kant prohibits in his analysis of pure judgements of taste: conceptual cognition must be… Expand
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