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Kant's Concept of Genius Its Origin and Function in the Third Critique by Paul W. Bruno
  

Kant's Concept of Genius Its Origin and Function in the Third Critique

Part of the Continuum Studies in Philosophy Series

RRP £28.99

Synopsis

Kant's Concept of Genius Its Origin and Function in the Third Critique by Paul W. Bruno

While many studies have chronicled the Romantic legacy of artistic genius, this book uncovers the roots of the concept of genius in Kant's third Critique, alongside the development of his understanding of nature. Paul Bruno addresses a genuine gap in the existing scholarship by exploring the origins of Kant's thought on aesthetic judgment and particularly the artist. The development of the word 'genius' and its intimate association with the artist played itself out in a rich cultural context, a context that is inescapably significant in Western thought. Bruno shows how in many ways we are still interrogating the ways in which a nature governed by physical laws can be reconciled with a spirit of human creativity and freedom. This book leads us to a better understanding of the centrality of understanding the modern artistic enterprise, characterized as it is by creativity, for modern conceptions of the self.

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Publication date

27th October 2011

Author

Paul W. Bruno

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Publisher

Continuum Publishing Corporation

Format

Paperback
174 pages

Categories

Philosophy: aesthetics
Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

ISBN

9781441132543

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