TITLE

Can Moral Flaws Count as Aesthetic Virtues?

AUTHOR(S)
Neilson, Jenn
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Value Inquiry;Mar2012, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses when and if virtues and moral flaws are aesthetically relevant and when a virtue or moral flaw can detract or enhance from a work's aesthetic value. It states that a work has moral flaw if it represents moral facts in a way that results to a conflict. It says that an artwork has surface moral flaw if it causes imaginative resistance in an audience who is morally sensitive.
ACCESSION #
76401449

 

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