M2D1: Ethical issues in the Arts
It seems pretty easy to think of an ethical dilemma related to the sciences, and this week you are finishing the first essay that tackles one of these. But the sciences are only one piece of “liberal arts and sciences.” We will now look at how artists function relative to dilemmas and controversies.
Begin by reviewing the following resources:
Next, after you have reviewed this material, please address the following question in your initial post of 250+ words, including at least 2 additional academic resources.
- How can artists use their creations to promote engagement in social justice/citizenship in their society and community?
- Should the fine/performing arts (music, dance, painting, sculpture, architecture, etc.) focus on entertaining, enlivening, and decorating our world? Is that enough, or must an artist also help us to embrace the things we fear, loathe, or ignore in order to be considered a “true artist”? Why/why not?
Your initial post should be at least 250 words and must substantively and originally respond to the discussion prompt, integrating the assigned readings from the module as specified, with proper APA (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. style formatting.
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