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Purposiveness, Time, and Unity: A Reading of Kant's Critique of Judgement
Rachel Zuckert, Rice University

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Kant on Beauty and Biology: An Interpretation of Kant's Critique of Judgment (Book) [show prizes]
Title: Kant on Beauty and Biology: An Interpretation of Kant's Critique of Judgment
Author: Rachel Zuckert
Abstract: Kant's Critique of Judgment has often been interpreted by scholars as comprising separate treatments of three uneasily connected topics: beauty, biology, and empirical knowledge. Rachel Zuckert's book interprets the Critique as a unified argument concerning all three domains.
Year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780521172332

“The Purposiveness of Form: A Reading of Kant’s Aesthetic Formalism,” (Article)
Title: “The Purposiveness of Form: A Reading of Kant’s Aesthetic Formalism,”
Author: Rachel Zuckert
Abstract: Against critics of Kant's aesthetic formalism, either on aesthetic or on interpretive grounds, I provide a new interpretation of Kant's conception of beautiful form. On this view, Kant understands form not as a set of spatio-temporal properties, but as the organic unity of the object experienced as beautiful.
Year: 2006
Primary URL: http://muse.jhu.edu/journal/76
Primary URL Description: access to the journal via project muse
Access Model: subscription only
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Journal of the History of Philosophy
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

“Boring Beauty and Universal Morality: Kant on the ‘Ideal of Beauty,’” (Article)
Title: “Boring Beauty and Universal Morality: Kant on the ‘Ideal of Beauty,’”
Author: Rachel Zuckert
Abstract: I argue that Kant’s account of the “ideal of beauty” in paragraph 17 of the Critique of Judgment is not only a plausible account of one kind of beauty (“boring” beauty), but also that it can address some of our moral qualms concerning the aesthetic evaluation of persons, including our psychological propensity to take a person’s beauty as representative of her moral character.
Year: 2005
Primary URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/sinq20/current
Primary URL Description: journal website
Access Model: subscription only
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Inquiry
Publisher: Taylor and Francis

“Kant’s Sublime Rhetoric,” (Article)
Title: “Kant’s Sublime Rhetoric,”
Author: Rachel Zuckert
Abstract: Kant’s moral philosophy is often understood as a purely theoretical, meta-ethical enterprise, meant to provide a rational, philosophical grounding for moral norms, and to refute philosophical arguments that might undermine such norms. I argue that Kant is also engaged in a different, morally persuasive enterprise -- to persuade readers to be moral. Kant does so by using a “rhetoric of the sublime,” by engaging in abstract philosophical reasoning, and by eschewing the colorful language, metaphors, examples of nobility, etc. that might, traditionally, be parts of such a persuasive, rhetorical enterprise. Kantian abstraction is, rather, exhortative by frustrating sensibility, and thereby revealing the transcendent character of morality and practical rationality.
Year: 2007
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/immanuel-kant-german-professor-and-world-philosopher-deutscher-professor-und-weltphilosoph/oclc/317403764&referer=brief_results
Primary URL Description: world cat listing
Access Model: print book
Format: Other
Publisher: Wehrhohn

“Kant’s Double Justification of Taste,” (Article)
Title: “Kant’s Double Justification of Taste,”
Author: Rachel Zuckert
Abstract: I address an interpretive problem posed by Kant’s Critique of Judgment: how to read Kant’s claim at the end of the Critique of Aesthetic Judgment that judgments of taste may “only” be justified on grounds that taste has moral import, given the fact that Kant has previously provided a cognitive deduction for such judgments. I argue that this claim ought to be read as a response to a second justificatory question prompted by Kant’s systematic concerns, and thus as consistent with – indeed consequent upon -- Kant’s cognitive deduction of taste.
Year: 2008
Primary URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/20287?rskey=qcnXyp&result=6
Primary URL Description: publisher website
Access Model: print book
Format: Other
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter


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