José Luis Bermúdez, Sebastian Gardner's Art and Morality (International Library of Philosophy) PDF

By José Luis Bermúdez, Sebastian Gardner

ISBN-10: 0203454766

ISBN-13: 9780203454763

ISBN-10: 0415192528

ISBN-13: 9780415192521

Artwork and Morality is a set of groundbreaking new papers at the subject of aesthetics and ethics, and the hyperlink among the 2 matters. a gaggle of world-class participants take on the $64000 query that come up while one thinks in regards to the ethical dimensions of paintings and the classy size of ethical lifestyles.

The quantity is an important contribution to the philosophical literature, commencing up unexplored questions and laying off new gentle on extra conventional debates in aesthetics. the themes explored contain the relation of aesthetic to moral judgment; the relation of inventive adventure to ethical realization; the ethical prestige of fiction; the options of sentimentality and decadence; the ethical size of serious perform, pictorial paintings and tune; the ethical importance of tragedy; and the connections among inventive and ethical concerns elaborated within the writings of significant figures in sleek philosophy reminiscent of Kant, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche.

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III Martha Nussbaum would disagree with this last point in particular, and it is worth pausing a little to look at some of her thoughts about the role of the novel in the moral life, for reflection on what she claims will help us to deepen the foregoing comments. Nussbaum has claimed, contrary to what I have argued, not simply that the novel can contribute to the life of virtue, but that the novel, by its very nature, rules out the possibility that it could cultivate a person’s cruel or wicked dispositions, claiming that ‘the novel [.

Nussbaum has claimed, contrary to what I have argued, not simply that the novel can contribute to the life of virtue, but that the novel, by its very nature, rules out the possibility that it could cultivate a person’s cruel or wicked dispositions, claiming that ‘the novel [. ] promotes mercy through its invitation to empathetic understanding [. . 8 Of course, Nussbaum does not deny, as she hardly could, that a novel can invite us to take up a critical attitude to the characters in it, but she thinks that this criticism is always tempered by mercy as a result of the empathetic identification into which the novel invites its readers.

There are better reasons, in any case, for resisting it if one wants to, one of which is that while the case for the Acquaintance principle in respect of works of art seems unimpugnable, the case for it in morality does not. For it seems plausible to argue that while, from a psychological point of view, the disciples of Christ were inspired by being acquainted with an incarnation of the Sermon on the Mount, from a logical point of view the sermon itself is adequate to get people to understand what it means to love your enemies, turn the other cheek, and so forth.

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