Music: A Familiar Face

A Harvard philosopher was at grips with a moral problem. In a letter to the left-wing Nation last week, Professor Raphael Demos squinted up over his half-nelsoned shoulder and said:

"When I visit the museum of fine arts and look at the pictures, and when I happen to admire them, I don't first assure myself that the painter was a good man . . . [But] is it possible that the visible presence of the artist makes a relevant difference? For in applauding his performance we are applauding the whole man there before us—the man...

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