Unethical Acts Unethical Acts : Winner of The Philosophical Quarterly Essay Prize 2012


An essay on dramatic acting with regards to unethical conduct on stage is presented. It explores how acting provokes ethical questions despite being viewed as an unproblematic and laudable art form. It charts the nature and scope of ethical issues in which the actor operates and discusses two responses to the questions. The author suggests that value-related ambiguity can be a way through which the uniqueness of acting as a performing art can be understood.


Zamir, Tzachi 1; Affiliation: 1: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Source Info: Apr2013, Vol. 63 Issue 251, p353; Subject Term: ACTING; Subject Term: THEATER; Subject Term: ETHICS; Subject Term: PERFORMING arts; Subject Term: DRAMA; Number of Pages: 21p; Document Type: Article

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