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Beauty of Soul

Colin McGinn

in Ethics, Evil, and Fiction

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238775
eISBN:
9780191598005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238770.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The ‘aesthetic theory of virtue’ or ATV, is the thesis, partly inspired by Thomas Reid, that virtue coincides with beauty of soul and vice with ugliness of soul. The basic idea of ATV is that for a ... More


The Creation of Art

Tom Cochrane

in The Aesthetic Value of the World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192848819
eISBN:
9780191944055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192848819.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter presents Aestheticism as a general approach to life. It is argued that a dedicated aestheticist will be inspired to create works of art. In alignment with this view an aesthetic ... More


On Separating the Art and the Artist: Artistic Creation, Moral Character, and Ethical Criticism

Ted Nannicelli

in Artistic Creation and Ethical Criticism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197507247
eISBN:
9780197507278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507247.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter works through a number of cases featuring well-known musicians and painters—Michael Jackson, Miles Davis, Gord Downie, Richard Wagner, Paul Gauguin, Graham Ovenden, and Jackson ... More


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