Introduction to the Philosophy of Art

Introduction to the Philosophy of Art
The experience of beauty in nature, in literature, and in the arts.
PHIL
214
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Winter
Course Outcomes

Figures and Topics

Know basic concepts, theories, figures, texts, and issues in Western philosophy of art and beauty.

Application

Learn how to use the philosophy of art and theories of taste to appreciate and critique individual works of art.

Critical Reading and Writing

Practice philosophical analysis and argument orally and in writing; write a cogent and well-researched essay on the philosophy of art and beauty.