Iris Murdoch on Art, Ethics, and Attention

British Journal of Aesthetics 53 (3):321-337 (2013)
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Can the experience of great art play a role in our coming to understand the ethical framework of another person? In this article I draw out three themes from Iris Murdoch’s ‘The Sovereignty of Good’ in order to show the role that communal attention to works of art can play in our ethical lives. I situate this role in the context of Murdoch’s wider philosophical views
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