Frontiers of Philosophy in China 1 (3):455-476 (2006)

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James O. Young
University of Victoria
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It is often suggested that artists from one culture (outsiders) cannot successfully employ styles, stories, motifs and other artistic content developed in the context of another culture. I call this suggestion the aesthetic handicap thesis and argue against it. Cultural appropriation can result in works of high aesthetic value
Keywords cultural appropriation   aesthetics   art   authenticity   culture
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DOI 10.1007/s11466-006-0019-2
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