Art and Ethical Criticism
Edited by Garry L. Hagberg
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Art and Ethical Criticism by Garry L. Hagberg
Book DescriptionThrough 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405134835
(240mm x 164mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Garry L. Hagberg
Fictional Characters, Real Problems, Hardback (March 2016)
These new essays explore central aspects of the ethical content of literature: character, its formation, and its role in moral discernment; poetic vision in the context of ethical understanding; self-identity and self-understanding; literature's role in moral growth and change; and the historical background of the ethical dimension of literature.
Companion to the Philosophy of Literature, Paperback (December 2014)
This volume in the Blackwell Companions to Philosophy series focuses on the main themes and topics in the philosophy of literature. It is composed of all newly commissioned essays, written by the top scholars in the field. Note: I received a lot of advice on this project over several iterations.
Describing Ourselves, Paperback (October 2011)
Garry Hagberg presents an original philosophical investigation of self-description. He explores the profound implications that Wittgenstein's later work has for our understanding of the human condition, and offers philosophical interpretations of a fascinating range of autobiographical writings, by Goethe, Dostoevsky, Iris Murdoch, and others.
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* Provides a timely and philosophically significant contribution to modern aesthetics * Features some of the best contemporary work in philosophical studies on literature, moral beliefs, and thinking in art * Reflects on the significance of a moral life of engagement with works of art .
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Author Biography - Garry L. Hagberg
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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