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Kant’s ‘Critique of Aesthetic Judgment’ Explained by Superhero Comics in 5 Minutes

Reading Comics” author and ComicsAlliance contributor Douglas Wolk recently got on stage at the Ignite Portland 7 conference (where speakers get 5 minutes and 20 slides to to say whatever they want) and explained the “Critique of Aesthetic Judgment” by Immanuel Kant — using superhero comics.

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Anyone who has ever tried to wade through the nigh-impenetrable writing of Kant — whom Wolk calls “one of the worst writers of all time” — will appreciate this lucid and funny breakdown of the basic principles using Starro, “All-Star Superman,” and adamantium claws.

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