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AESTHETICS

Course Number: PHIL-245

Course Description: Survey of aesthetic theories that engages issuessuch as definition of art, relationship betweenart and truth, role of expression, nature ofaesthetic experience, artistic creation, relevanceof beauty, autonomy of art, women and art, andnon-Western conceptions of art. Selections fromclassical and contemporary aestheticians mayinclude figures such as Plato, Kant, Hume,Nietzsche, Danto, Dewey Margolis, Weitz, besidesothers.Offered fall of even-numbered years.4 credits (UQ or CS)

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