Breitenbach on Mathematical Beauty for Kant

Does Kant allow for Beauty and Mathematics?  Here is a argument that by grounding mathematical beauty in a “shared awareness of the imaginative process that leads to mathematical knowledge”, rather than “intellectual insight into particular properties of mathematical objects” that one can re-think Kant in a way that allows for such beauty. (Angela Breitenbach.)

Breitenbach_BeautyProofs – breitenbach-beautyproofs.pdf.

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