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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.

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