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Single Idea 22702

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

Full Idea

An audience can be overly moralistic.

Gist of Idea

Audiences can be too moral


Daniel Jacobson (Ethical Criticism and the Vice of Moderation [2006], 'emotional')

Book Reference

'Aesthetics and the Phil of Art (debates)', ed/tr. Kieran,Matthew [Blackwell 2004], p.351

A Reaction

People can be too moral in real life as well. Goody Two Shoes.