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Author Eaton, Marcia Muelder
Title Merit, Aesthetic and Ethical
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2001
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Note Intro -- Contents -- PART I. AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE AND AESTHETIC PROPERTIES -- One. What and Why Is Art? -- Two. Aesthetic Relevance -- Three. The Nature of Aesthetic Properties -- Four. Aesthetic Justification -- PART II. TAKING THE AESTHETIC SERIOUSLY -- Five. The Separatist Mistake -- Six. Serious Problems, Serious Values: Aesthetic Dilemmas -- Seven. Aesthetics: The Mother of Ethics? -- PART III. INTEGRATING AESTHETIC AND MORAL VALUE -- Eight. The Aesthetic Life -- Nine. Sentimental Art and Sentimental People -- Ten. Art's Moral Lessons -- Eleven. Deliberation Aesthetic and Ethical -- PART IV. CONSEQUENCES -- Twelve. Aesthetics and Ethics in the Environment -- Thirteen. Aesthetics and Ethics in Communities -- Fourteen. Aesthetics and Ethics in Education -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Z
To look good and to be good have traditionally been considered two very different notions. Indeed, philosophers have seen aesthetic and ethical values as fundamentally separate. Now, at the crossroads of a new wave of aesthetic theory, Marcia Muelder Eaton introduces this groundbreakingwork, in which a bold new concept of merit where being good and looking good are integrated into one
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Eaton, Marcia Muelder Merit, Aesthetic and Ethical Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2001 9780195140248
Subject Aesthetics.;Art -- Moral and ethical aspects.;Ethics
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