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“And in the end, is not birth the original kind of choice?” – Novalis

To patronize the faculty of taste is to patronize oneself. For taste governs every free — as opposed to rote — human response. Nothing is more decisive. There is taste in people, visual taste, taste in emotion – and there … Continue reading

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Music as Purposive Organization of Sounds, without an Identifiable Purpose

I want to post here examples of what Kant – or at least a follower of Kant – might consider fine art. That will be difficult, because the whole point of Kantian aesthetics is to prevent us ever from writing … Continue reading

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