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[catalogued under 21. Aesthetics / C. Artistic Issues / 7. Art and Morality]

Full Idea

I don't think that art can be unethical. I think that interesting art is always ethical. It is organised around ethical demands.

Gist of Idea

Interesting art is always organised around ethical demands


Simon Critchley (Impossible Objects: interviews [2012], 8)

Book Reference

Critchley,Simon: 'Impossible Objects: interviews' [Politty 2012], p.129

A Reaction

It is a struggle to make this fit instrumental music. Critchley likes punk rock, so he might not see the problem. How to compare Bachian, Mozart, Beethovenian and Debussyian ethics? Not impossible.