Aesthetics and Ethics
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Aesthetics and Ethics(1998) is a book edited by Jerrold Levinson.
This major collection of new essays stands at the border of aesthetics and ethics and deals with charged issues of practical import: art and morality, the ethics of taste, censorship, and the objectivity of aesthetic judgments. As such its potential interest is by no means confined to professional philosophers; it should also appeal to art historians and critics, literary theorists, and students of film and the Meer lezen...
Opmerkingen: Six papers delivered at a conference organized at University of Maryland, College Park, Apr. 1994.
Beschrijving: viii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Inhoud: Introduction : aesthetics and ethics / Jerrold Levinson --
Three versions of objectivity : aesthetic, moral, and scientific / Richard W. Miller --
Aesthetic value, moral value, and the ambitions of naturalism / Peter Railton --
On consistency in one's personal aesthetics / Ted Cohen --
Art, narrative, and moral understanding / Noël Carroll --
Realism of character and the value of fiction / Gregory Currie --
The ethical criticism of art / Berys Gaut --
How bad can good art be? / Karen Hanson --
Beauty and evil : the case of Leni Riefenstahl's Triumph of the will / Mary Devereaux --
The naked truth / Arthur C. Danto --
Aesthetic derogation : hate speech, pornography, and aesthetic contexts / Lynne Tirrell.