PH-206 : Aesthetics

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
Investigation of the history of aesthetics and its pertinence to art. The role of art as a vehicle of philosophic expression will be examined along with the aesthetic theories of such thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, and Marx. Film and music will also be used in the class, as well as an examination of poetry and its philosophic and aesthetic significance. 3 credits FULFILLS PHILOSOPHY LAI REQUIREMENT.