Pragnanz is an elusive concept, because it belongs to the negativity of things.
A limit situation is experienced as inevitable, with a feeling of self-ripping. It is a contradictory situation, because it seems to have no way out, but at the same time it contains the possibility of overcoming it. Thanks to Karl Jaspers we have the concept of situation, which he studied in cases of extreme situations.
Existential aesthetics deals with the aesthetic experience in the creation of a work of art and in its contemplation. But it is also a specifically human characteristic, a crucial component of many other situations, especially new situations that arise in life.
That fragile thread that unites the past and the future in the human mind.
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