Kant

Kant

Judgment of Taste
1. Taste determines its object in respect of our liking (beauty) but makes a claim to everyone's assent, as if were an objective judgment.
2. We must draw our own judgments of art, and other things from prior experiences.
3. Judgment of taste cannot be determined by basis of proof.
4. The critique of taste is an art if it shows this only though examples.
5. Judgment of taste must rest upon a mere sensation.
6. If an aesthetic judgment if not a mere judgment of sensation, but a formal judgment of reflection that requires this liking from everyone as necessary, then it must be based on something prior.

Fine Art
1. No science of the beautiful but only critique, there is no fine science only fine art.
2. As for fine science; a science that as a science then it would not be a judgment of taste, if treating it as a science we would ask for reasons and proofs.
3. Fine science is doubtless nothing more than the realization which is quite correct, fine art in its full perfection requires much science.
4. Agreeable arts are those whose purpose is merely enjoyment. These can include art of story telling, art of making music and so on.
5. Fine art is art rather than nature. Nature is beautiful if it also looks like art; art can be called fine art only if we are conscious that it is art while yet it looks to us like nature.
6. Fine art is the art of genius.
7. Genius is the talent that gibes the rule to art. Talent is an innate productive ablility of the artist and such belongs itself to nature.
8. Concept of fine art does not permit a judgment about the beauty of its product to be derived from any rule whatsoever that has a concept as its determining basis.
9. Certain products that are expected to reveal themselves at least in part to be fine art, we say that they have no spirit poems may be nice but they have no spirit, story may be precise and orderly yet has no spirit- spirit is an aesthetic sense is the animating principle in the mind.

Antinomy of taste
1. Everyone has his/her own taste.
2. Basis determining a judgment of taste is merely subjective (gratification or pain) and that such judgments have no right to other people's necessary assent.
3. There is no disputing about taste, judgment of taste may be objective that baiss still cannot be brought to determine concepts.
4. Thesis: judgment of taste is not based on concepts for otherwise one could dispute about it.
5. Antithesis: judgment of taste is based on concepts for regardless of the variation among such judgments one could not even so much as quarrel about them.
6. Judgment of taste must refer to some concept or other, for otherwise it could not possibly lay claim to necessary validity for everyone.
7. Must not be provable from a concept, because while some concepts can be determined others cannot.
8. Judgment of taste does deal with objects of sense though not so as to determine a concept of these objects for understanding since it is not a cognitive judgment.
9. Eliminating this conflict between the claims and counter claims of taste is the best we can do.
10. It is absolutely impossible to provide a determinate objective principles of taste that would allow its judgments; because they would not be judgment of taste.

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