Articles about Morality

Au fond du temps
JAZZ HOT (2015) , pp. np


Art and Moral Revolution
The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (2015) Vol. 73, No. 3, pp. 283-295

Traditionally, questions about the role of the arts in moral thought have focused on the arts' role in the acquisition of new moral knowledge, the refinement of moral concepts, and the capacity to apply our moral view to particular situations. ...

Eighteenth-Century Music (2014) Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 79-110

ABSTRACT At the turn of the eighteenth century Jean de La Bruyère and many contemporary authors in diverse literary genres undertook intense studies of character that moved beyond popular portraiture to level moral critiques of the social dissimulation rampant in ...

Ron Answers
Classical Music (2014) , pp. 81


The Pleasures of Contra-purposiveness: Kant, the Sublime, and Being Human
The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (2014) Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 25-35

Serious doubts have been raised about the coherence of theories of the sublime and the usefulness of the concept. By contrast, the sublime is increasingly studied as a key function in Kant's moral psychology and in his ethics. This article ...

Dangdut beyond the Sex: Creating Intercorporeal Space through Nywaer Encounters in West Java, Indonesia
British Journal of Ethnomusicology (2014) Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 163-183

Sexuality, morality and Islam have come to occupy an important place in Indonesia's national public debates, with the sexualisation of female performers of the popular dangdut genre often a central feature. Intercorporeal relationships through nyawer encounters, formed on stage between ...

Youth, Capitivity and Virtue in the Eighteenth-Century "Kindertruppen"
Eighteenth-Century Music (2013) Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 65-91

This article uses Mozart's unfinished singspiel "Zaide" (K336b, 1780) and its source singspiel "Das Serail" to reconsider the eighteenth-century Kindertruppen: wandering troupes of young singers, actors and dancers who performed in the court and commercial theatres of Europe. These troupes' ...