Critique of Judgement by Immanuel KantCritique of Judgement by Immanuel Kant

Critique of Judgement

byImmanuel KantEditorNicholas WalkerTranslated byJames Creed Meredith

Paperback | December 9, 2008

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'beauty has purport and significance only for human beings, for beings at once animal and rational'In the Critique of Judgement (1790) Kant offers a penetrating analysis of our experience of the beautiful and the sublime, discussing the objectivity of taste, aesthetic disinterestedness, the relation of art and nature, the role of imagination, genius and originality, the limits of representationand the connection between morality and the aesthetic. He also investigates the validity of our judgements concerning the apparent purposiveness of nature with respect to the highest interests of reason and enlightenment. The work profoundly influenced the artists and writers of the classical and romantic period and the philosophy of Hegel and Schelling. It has remained a central point of reference from Schopenhauer and Nietzsche through to phenomenology, hermeneutics, the Frankfurt School, analytical aesthetics andcontemporary critical theory. J. C. Meredith's classic translation has been revised in accordance with standard modern renderings and provided with a bilingual glossary. This edition also includes the important 'First Introduction' that Kant originally composed for the work.
Nicholas Walker is a freelance translator whose translations include work by Adorno, Heidegger, Habermas, Goethe and others; he has published widely on Hegel as well as Heidegger. He was formerly Junior Research Fellow at Magdalene College, Cambridge (1991-4).
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Title:Critique of JudgementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 1.06 inPublished:December 9, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Date published: 2016-12-11