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The value of art Notes
One of the most important contributions to aesthetics is from Immanuel Kant. In his
Critique of Pure Judgement 1790 he proposed the criteria for judging what is art and the
beauty of it. In this he brought forth four `moments' in which defined art. These…

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instruments are trying to imitate? However, Plato and Aristotle did say that music imitates
natural sounds and emotions but others may beg to differ.

However, we can still accept Plato's idea and still regard art in a positive way because the
representation of art allows us to go beyond particular…

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