Aesthetic value, artistic value, and morality

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Abstract

This chapter surveys issues at the intersection of art and morality. Particular emphasis is placed on whether, and in what way, the moral character of a work of art influences its artistic value. Other topics include the educational function of art and artistic censorship.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to Applied Philosophy
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages514-526
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781118869130
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2016

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Keywords

  • Aesthetic Value
  • Artistic Acts
  • Artistic Judgment
  • Artistic Value
  • Censorship
  • Cognitive Value
  • Ethical Criticism
  • Moral Character
  • Moral Education
  • Value of Art

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SAUCHELLI, A. (2016). Aesthetic value, artistic value, and morality. In A Companion to Applied Philosophy (pp. 514-526). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118869109.ch36