Jul 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80
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PHIL - 240. Philosophy of Art


3 credit(s)
This course in Aesthetics explores the nature of art and its relationship to society, truth, and human experience. Questions to be explored include: the meaning and place of art; its role in education; its relations to reality; and the nature of beauty. Examples will be drawn from a variety of artistic media, including painting, sculpture, dance, film, photography, music, literature, drama, architecture, and conceptual art. Thinkers typically considered are Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Schiller, Hegel, Nietzsche, Dewey, Benjamin, Danto, and Cavell.

Prerequisite(s): PHIL 101  or PHIL 103 .
Attribute: (ATTR: ARTS, CAP, CFD, FILM)



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