Jennifer A. McMahon
University of Adelaide
No matter how unintuitive it might seem that aesthetic pleasure should be the point where art and morality meet, this is a noteworthy possibility that has been overshadowed by aestheticians’ more visible concerns. Here I briefly survey relevant strands in the literature over the past century, before introducing themes covered in this inaugural issue of Australasian Philosophical Review.
Keywords pleasure  art  value
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DOI 10.1080/24740500.2017.1296403
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