25 June, 2011


As I uploaded pictures of Bolivia I was text-chatting with Ian on Skype. He told me about the theme of his upcoming Philosophy Collegium in Italy, which will deal with art and truth. Here are his words, explaining Kant to me, along with some photographs.

well, when i judge something beautiful
i do not actually say anything about the object whatsoever
but only that my encounter with the object
has presented to my faculty of understanding a sensuous manifold
that cannot be adequately subsumed under a concept
i keep trying to form a concept of the object
and keep failing

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