Metaphilosophy 46 (2):171-188 (2015)

Noel Carroll
CUNY Graduate Center
This article defends the content approach to aesthetic experience. It begins by sketching this approach to aesthetic experience. It then rehearses certain recent criticisms of the view by Alan Goldman and attempts to rebut them. One of those criticisms raises a long-standing concern about the author's account that has recently been called the “qua” problem. The article concludes by putting this issue to rest
Keywords embodiment  Immanuel Kant  disinterestedness  aesthetic experience  Alan Goldman  the “qua” problem  Francis Hutcheson  moderate moralism  Monroe Beardsley  moderate autonomism
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