Dec 05, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 304 - Philosophy of Art


4 credit(s)
An investigation of the arts, including such topics as the nature of art, the metaphysics of art (e.g., form, expression, art as process vs. art as object) the epistemology of art (e.g., the locus of meaning in art, what constitutes artistic understanding, can art be “true”), and the axiology of art (e.g., art and morals, the social significance of art, how can art be evaluated). Besides general philosophical issues connected to art, particular arts will be considered (e.g., painting, dance, music, theatre, film, architecture).
Offered: Offered alternate years.

Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: Analyzing and Interpreting Texts.
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or above (30 or more completed).



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