Dominic McIver Lopes, Virtues of Art: Good Taste, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 82 (2008) 197-211

If good taste is a virtue, then an account of good taste might be modelled on existing accounts of moral or epistemic virtue. One good reason to de- velop such an account is that it helps solve otherwise intractable problems in aesthetics. This paper proposes an alternative to neo-Aristotelian mod- els of good taste. It then contrasts the neo-Aristotelian models with the proposed model, assessing them for their potential to contend with other- wise intractable problems in aesthetics.