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Art and Morality : Essays in the Spirit of George Santayana.

Author/Creator:
Grossman, Morris.
Publication:
New York : Fordham University Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (335 pages)
Series:
American Philosophy Ser.
American Philosophy Ser.
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Subjects:
PHILOSOPHY / Aesthetics.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Considers the tension between art and morality in literature, artistic performance, economics, statecraft, and human rights; in religion, drama, sculpture, philosophical methodology, biography, and attitudes toward mortality; in the work of Gotthold Lessing, Lewis Carroll, Charles Peirce, Leo Tolstoy, William James, Jean-Paul Sartre, Monroe Beardsley, and George Santayana.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
Acknowledgments
Editor's Preface
Introduction
PART I. ART AND MORALITY
1 Art and Morality: On the Ambiguity of a Distinction
2 Morality Bound and Unbound: Some Parameters of Literary Art
3 Music, Modulation, and Metaphor
4 Performance and Obligation: Musical Variations on Art and Morality
5 A Mozartian Recognition Scene
6 A Note on Economy and Art
7 An Aesthetic Glance at the Constitution: Style, Intention, Performance
8 Human Rights and Artistic Appreciations
PART II. ARTISTIC PHILOSOPHERS AND PHILOSOPHICAL ARTISTS
9 Interpreting Peirce
10 On Ruf's The Creation of Chaos: William James and the Stylistic Making of a Disorderly World
11 How Sartre Must Be Read: An Examination of a Philosophic Method
12 On Beardsley's "An Aesthetic Definition of Art"
13 Lessing as Philosophical Dramatist: On Nathan the Wise
14 Lewis Carroll: Pedophile and/or Platonist?
15 Art and Death: A Sermon in the Form of an Essay
16 Brancusi: Some Changing and Changeless Perspectives
PART III. SANTAYANA
17 Drama and Dialectic: Ways of Philosophizing
18 Ontology and Morality: Santayana on the "Really Real"
19 Spirited Spirituality
20 Interpreting Interpretations
21 Santayana's Aesthetics
22 Santayana's The Last Puritan
23 Santayana in California: The Environment, Transcendentalism, and Nature
24 Ultimate Santayana
Notes
Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Coleman, Martin A.
Other format:
Print version: Grossman, Morris Art and Morality
ISBN:
9780823257249
9780823257225
OCLC:
923764457