Based on Kant’s Critique of Judgment, this thesis explores the transition from the realm of nature to the realm of freedom by means of aesthetic reflective judgments, namely judgments of the beautiful and judgments of the sublime.
First, I will examine judgments of the beautiful, which give the substrate of nature determinability with regard to empirical particular laws, i.e., conceive these laws as purposive and receptive of determinate principles.
Second, I will discuss judgments of the sublime, which provide the same basis with determination by practical moral principles. Continue reading
Microtonality is rather a complex concept to define, due of the broadness of the term itself.
However, if we try to define it in general terms, then by the word ‘microtonality’ we can mean a notion of a musical system (or part thereof), the minimum and maximum of which go beyond the limits of the established Continue reading
Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld
“Everyone knows him,” so he says it is, and you know he’s right. Fashion “Kaiser”, so called of artist, can not know him. This is not only because of his wonderful creations (clothes) never betray cognitive style designer. Lagerfeld – a man, myth, legend and Empire simultaneously.
Karl Lagerfeld knew his calling as a child born to a wealthy family in Germany. His father earned a large fortune in supplying canned milk in Europe. So the son was able to study anywhere. And he decided to start his first steps into the world of the beauty of Paris. At 12 he went to school at the Syndicate of High Fashion. Continue reading
In our modern times, cinema has become an integral part of our leisure. The number of genres (western, detective, drama, military film, exotics, erotic film, historical, comedy, love story, melodrama, musical, parody, romantic, horror, thriller, art, family and many others …)
Every movie fanatic can find something to his taste and color. More and more films and serials are being shot, most of which simply Continue reading
Education is a process of organizing purposefully an interaction between an educator and a pupil that influences the conscience, subconsciousness, perceptional and motivational sphere of a pupil, with a view to form a scientific conception of the world, high moral qualities, social and professional personal traits. Continue reading
Aesthetic feeling is a feeling that inherent in a person as a result of the information, activity, action and attitude of the person perceived by him. Some idea of “feeling of beauty” and understanding of their own, personal opinion, inherent in the person, his own thought – it’s aesthetic feelings. The relation of the person to the action taken, the feeling, the feelings that have arisen and will be felt for a long period of time and also change. Continue reading
Monstrosity as Evil in Simone de Beauvoir‘s Ethics of Ambiguity: An Exploration of the Sympathetic Monster Humbert Humbert in Nabokov‘s Lolita
The focus of this paper is a phenomenological investigation into the monstrous nature of the pedophilic protagonist of Vladimir Nabokov‘s Lolita. Continue reading
Dynamics of a Performance
Should the dancer merge with the dance or be different from it? In the philosophy of dance, pertaining to the context of Indian Classical dances, I would like to focus on the dancer-audience relation and the dancer‘s relation to what she produces by way of performing. Continue reading
When Nietzsche said that man was something that should be overcome, he was just speaking about the concept of Foucault’s care, that is, to take care of himself, to reach the superman, who must overcome the human weakness, and instead reinforce a powerful force of his intellect, power, physical and spiritual abilities. Continue reading
On July 1, 2006 the Qinghai-Tibet Sky Train made its inaugural run from inland China to the Tibet Autonomous Region. The Chinese government heralded the Sky Train as a marvel of modern engineering. However, in Tibet there were mixed reactions.
Some believe the train will help develop Tibet’s economy by improving access to goods Continue reading