The Deduction

  • Mary A. McCloskey

Abstract

Whereas the Analytic shows that in using judgements concerning the beautiful we lay claim to ‘universality’ and ‘necessity’, the Deduction is directed towards giving a justification of such claims. The ‘universality’ in question is the demand to everyone’s assent; the ‘necessity’ is the ‘ought’ which is governed by a rule which we take to apply to those who fail to assent. Although Kant often thinks of this rule in terms of something which connects one person’s reaction to another’s in a single case of judgement, if the Deduction is to be complete, it must also deal with such a rule in so far as it relates various judgements made at different times by the same person.

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Posit Defend 

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