Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

Course Type: 
PHL
Code: 
5410
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

An examination of theories of art and beauty, considering questions such as: is fine art different from craft or entertainment? Are there objective standards of artistic value? Is art's purpose to express emotion, communicate truth, or produce pleasure? Do ethical flaws affect artistic value? Considers a variety of ways of interpreting, evaluating, and appreciating artworks, in order to develop a richer sense of what art is and why we value it.

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.