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why Kant is still relevant

by goodmanwilliam3, June 01, 2013

I note that we no longer regard our judgments of art as disinterested thanks to the realpolitik of the 20th century. But, I submit, the problem is with us, not Kant. We've drunk the kool aid that has removed our disinterest. But not all of us. Recall the Washington Post's famous experiment. They put Joshua Bell in the D.C. subway, posing as a busker, and playing parts of the program he would later perform at the Kennedy Center that night or next for $200 a seat. Virtually no one stopped to listen to him play with two classes of excepti... Read more

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Leaps of logic?

by SteveCarlsberg, April 05, 2014

What I want to know is how this guy still gets away with using reasons like "this would fail entirely to touch on those concepts' dignity".