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21. Aesthetics / C. Aesthetic Judgement / 1. Objectivism in Art

[possibility that aesthetic judgements can be true]

4 ideas
The collective judgement of many people on art is better than that of an individual [Aristotle]
Aesthetic values are not objectively valid, but we must treat them as if they are [Scruton on Kant]
We can be objective about conventions, but love of art is needed to understand its traditions [Scruton]
Aesthetic objectivists must explain pleasure being essential, but not in the object [Gardner]