The wheel of virtue: Art, literature, and moral knowledge

Abstract
In this essay, then, I would like to address what I believe are the most compelling epistemic arguments against the notion that literature (and art more broadly) can function as an instrument of education and a source of knowledge.
Keywords moralism  art and morality  aesthetics and ethics
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