According to Kant:

“Agreeable arts are those which have mere enjoyment for their object. Such are all the charms that can gratify a dinner party: entertaining narrative, the art of starting the whole table in unrestrained and sprightly conversation, or with jest and laughter introducing a certain air of gaiety. … there may be much loose talk over the glasses, without a person wishing to be brought to book for all he [or she?] utters.”

(Kant’s The Critique of Judgement, Oxford University Press)

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