Art and Ethical Criticism

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Garry Hagberg
Wiley, Jul 14, 2008 - Art - 292 pages
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Through a series of essays, Art and Ethical Criticism explores the complex relationship between the arts and morality.
  • Reflects the importance of a moral life of engagement with works of art
  • Forms part of the prestigious New Directions in Aesthetics series, which confronts the most intriguing problems in aesthetics and the philosophy of art today

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Is Ethical Criticism a Problem? A Historical Perspective
Narrative and the Ethical Life
On the Possibility

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Garry L. Hagberg currently holds a Chair in the School of Philosophy at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, and has for some years served as the James H. Ottaway , Jr., Professor of Philosophy and Aesthetics at Bard College. He has published widely, including books such as Art as Language: Wittgenstein, Meaning, and Aesthetic Theory; and Meaning and Interpretation: Wittgenstein, Henry James, and Literary Knowledge. He has also recently published Describing Ourselves: Wittgenstein and Autobiographical Consciousness.

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