Aesthetic value, artistic value, and morality
A Companion to Applied Philosophy
Aesthetic Value, Artistic Value, Value of Art, Artistic Judgment, Moral Character, Cognitive Value, Ethical Criticism, Artistic Acts, Moral Education, Censorship
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.
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ISBN of the source publication: 9781118869130
Sauchelli, A. (2016). Aesthetic value, artistic value, and morality. In K. Lippert-Rasmussen, K. Brownlee & D. Coady (Eds.), A Companion to Applied Philosophy (pp. 514-526). Newark: Wiley-Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9781118869109.ch36