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Anti-Kantian Aesthetics

Peter Blouw

Published: 2010-03-19

This article traces the development of the field of aesthetics from the time of Kant to the present, focusing in particular on shifts away from universal judgments of beauty and shifts towards the consideration of aesthetic processes as opposed to aesthetic products.

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So one of the things that improvisation has come to mean in the context of highly technological performance is that improvisation is the last claim to the legitimate presence of a human in the performance of music.

– Bob Ostertag