PHIL 250 - Philosophy and the Arts

Description
An introduction to a wide range of issues arising in connection with the arts. Students consider the nature of art, aesthetic perception and experience, aesthetic value, expression, representation, interpretation and criticism of the arts, morality and art, and the influence of postmodernism on art and aesthetics. The main ideas of such figures as Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Kant, Nietzsche, Tolstoy, and Freud are discussed alongside those of contemporary philosophers and artists. Distribution Requirements: HE.
Credits
4
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
19
Avg. Sections
1