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Immanuel Kant about art

Extract from The critique of Judgement

 In the "Critique of Judgment", book II, Analytic of the sublime, Deduction of Pure Aesthetic Judgement, § 44, writes Immanuel Kant (1724 1804) "The universal communicability of a pleasure involves in it's very concept that the pleasure is not one of enjoyment arising out of mere sensation, but must be one of reflection. Hence aesthetic art, as art which is beatuiful, is one having for its standard the reflective judgement and not organic sensation."