By Garry L. Hagberg
Via a chain of essays, Art and moral Criticism explores the advanced courting among the humanities and morality. * displays the significance of an ethical lifetime of engagement with artistic endeavors* kinds a part of the celebrated New instructions in Aesthetics sequence, which confronts the main exciting difficulties in aesthetics and the philosophy of paintings this present day
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190–241. 51 Kant, Critique of the Power of Judgment, §16, 5:230. , 5:231. 53 Gordon Graham defends such a view of the relation between function and beauty in architecture in Philosophy of the Arts, pp. 146–7. 54 For further analysis of the variety of kinds of adherent beauty that are possible, see my “Free and Adherent Beauty: A Modest Proposal,” British Journal of Aesthetics 42 (2002): 357–66; reprinted in Values of Beauty, chapter 5, pp. 129–40. 55 See, for example, Charles Batteux, Les Beaux-Arts réduit à un même principe, ed, Jean-Remy Mantion (Paris: Aux Amateurs de Livres, 1989), p.
For more than a decade, some philosophers, perhaps most notably Martha Nussbaum, have drawn a contrast between the quality of moral insight to be had from ethical theory (and the reasoning it enjoins) and that available from narrative. In this comparison, narrative is often said to win. Without flying to establish that one of these modes is superior, across the board, to the other, in this chapter, I will examine several of the kinds of contributions that (some) typical narratives – in virtue of specific structural features – can make to ethical understanding and deliberation.
26. , p. 27. , p. 66. , p. 68. , p. 69. 30 Most famously by Jerome Stolnitz, “On the Origins of ‘Aesthetic Disinterest’,” Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 20 (1961): 131–43; and “On the Significance of Lord Shaftesbury in Modern Aesthetic Theory,” Philosophical Quarterly 11 (1961): 97–113. 31 Anthony Ashley Cooper, third Earl of Shaftesbury, “The Moralists,” in Anthony Ashley Cooper, Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times, ed. Philip Ayres (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999), vol.
Art and Ethical Criticism (New Directions in Aesthetics) by Garry L. Hagberg