Judgement Of Taste Essay

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The judgement of taste is based solely on the opinions and feelings of the person affected by the object being viewed. This judgement is and can only be completely objective depending on individual feeling. Based on person judgement, the opinion formed while viewing a subject does nothing to contribute to the area of teaching or learning since the sentiment appeals to the senses. Only our personal interest to an object will determine our reactions and emotions felt from its existence. Beauty can only be determined by a person’s own personal feelings. Our opinions are not directly formed by someone else’s or by any other aspects. If another person asks for an opinion of an object being beautiful they must also understand that this can only…show more content…
In this aspect, if something is only appealing to on person then it does not have pure beauty as calling something beautiful is to expect everyone else to call it beautiful also. To have taste is to be able to entertain others in a way that many will also find agreeable. And for something to be good it has to be a universal delight. As a concept which is not being universally agreeable or beautiful. Yet for something to have subjective, universal validity, the opinion is based from the object itself. A true judgement of beauty can be a logical one based on aesthetics. It is impossible for anything to be universally shared outside of learning, as opinions are not a universal…show more content…
Only emotion comes from an agreeable trigger from within us. While pure judgment of taste is not equal to basing our taste on charm or emotions. If sublimity is a feeling of emotion that we connect to then free beauty is admiring something for what it is and not for what we expect it to be. This is the opposite of conditioned beauty which is considered to be perfection. Free beauty also is representative of our pure judgements; fantasias in music are also referred to as free beauties. When free beauty is put into a form to fit our understanding of reason, it becomes conditioned as it is held in comparison to an idea of
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