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Kant’s  Analytic of the Beautiful  I
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Kant 1724 – 1804 “Awakened from dogmatic slumbers” by  Hume Hugely influential in almost every area of  philosophy Was initially resistant to doing aesthetics,  as he thought it was entirely subjective Especially concerned with beauty
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Kant’s and Hume’s Theories Similarities Can’t derive principles of  art from reason Response to art is  subjective, but be  universalizable Differences Hume: an aesthetic  response on any given  artwork may be proven right  or wrong Kant: no proving right or  wrong Hume does not distinguish  beautiful  and  agreeable Kant: difference between  beautiful and agreeable
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Our minds do not mirror the world We perceive a mass of data from the  senses Our  imagination  forms the data to make  images Our  understanding  interprets the data and 
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