By Garry L. Hagberg

ISBN-10: 1444337874

ISBN-13: 9781444337877

Via a chain of essays, Art and moral Criticism explores the complicated dating among the humanities and morality. * displays the significance of an ethical lifetime of engagement with artworks* types a part of the celebrated New instructions in Aesthetics sequence, which confronts the main fascinating difficulties in aesthetics and the philosophy of paintings this present day

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129–40. 55 See, for example, Charles Batteux, Les Beaux-Arts réduit à un même principe, ed, Jean-Remy Mantion (Paris: Aux Amateurs de Livres, 1989), p. 82, or, in the version Kant may have known, Charles Batteux, Einschränkung der Schönen Künste auf einen einzigen Grundsatz, aus dem Französichen übersetzt, und mit verschiedenen eignen damit verwandten Abhandlungen begleitet von Johann Adolf Schlegel, 3rd edn. (Leipzig: Weidmanns Erben und Reich, 1770), pp. 21–2. 56 Kant, Critique of the Power of Judgment, §43, 5:304.

544. , p. 545. 69 See Arthur Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Representation, trans. E. F. J. Payne (Indian Hills, CO: The Falcon’s Wing Press, 1958), book 3, §41; vol. 1, p. 209. 70 See Arthur Schopenhauer, Parerga and Parlipomena, trans. E. F. J. Payne (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1974), vol. 1, p. 482. 71 Karl Philipp Moritz, “Über die bildende Nachahmung des Schönen,” in Moritz, Werke, ed. Horts Günther, 2nd edn. (Frankfurt am Main: Insel Verlag, 1993), vol. 2, p. 558. , p. 556. , p. 554. qxd 07/04/2008 02:42PM Page 33 Part II Conceptions of Ethical Content Art and Ethical Criticism.

The stature, fortitude, and strength of the hero are not merely described; the hero is described admiringly in a manner that is intended to elicit admiration from us. qxd 07/04/2008 02:42PM Page 39 Narrative and the Ethical Life 39 are frequently subjected to what we might call affective coloration. This is true of typical narratives, both fictions and non-fictions alike. But what does this undeniable feature of affective coloration have to do with the generality component of typical narratives?

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