The Ethics of Aesthetics

  • Don Ritter
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-79486-8_2

Volume 7 of the book series Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS)
Cite this paper as:
Ritter D. (2008) The Ethics of Aesthetics. In: Adams R., Gibson S., Arisona S.M. (eds) Transdisciplinary Digital Art. Sound, Vision and the New Screen. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 7. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Abstract

The article explores the relationships between aesthetics, ethics, and new media art by discussing the process, influences, and consequences of aesthetic judgments. The text proposes that the aesthetic judgements of artworks created in any medium, including new media, function as mechanisms for propagating certain ethical values.

Keywords

aesthetics ethics promotion new media art function of art 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Don Ritter
    • 1
  1. 1. BerlinGermany