|DAY 102||PHILOSOPHY OF ART|
IN A VERY SMALL NUTSHELL
“Beautiful art must look like nature, although we are conscious of it as art.” —Kant (Critique of Judgment, 45)
German scholar Immanuel Kant (pronounced KAHNT, not CAN’T) was the first major philosopher who attempted to bridge the gap between Rationalism (the belief that reason alone is a reliable source of knowledge) and Empiricism (the idea that knowledge can only be attained through the senses). In his three famous Critiques, he attempted to prove that reason ...