Tag: Immanuel Kant

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  • Absence of Civility

    Absence of Civility

    The Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, takes the cake when it comes to using crass and vulgar language. Her predilection to use street language, which is frequently laced with profanities, has eroded the very standard of social decency. And members of the Trinamul Congress speak the language of the common people and not the refined language of the bhadralok politicians.

    June 9, 2019
  • Experiencing beauty requires thought: Study

    Experiencing beauty requires thought: Study

    For a person to experience beauty, he or she need to think, say researchers while confirming a philosphical notion by Immanuel Kant, the 18th century German philosopher. The findings show that distractions do indeed detract from the experience of beauty. In other words, it takes thought to experience beauty when looking at a beautiful image.  …

    May 15, 2017