Aesthetic value, artistic value, and morality

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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
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781118869130
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2016


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


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