|Winter Term 2019 Valuing Art: The Philosophy and Psychology of Aesthetic Appreciation - 1283 - PHIL 347
Prerequisites/Notes: One course in philosophy or sophomore standing, or consent of instructor
Catalog Description : How and why do we value art? Is there an objective standard of taste or is taste relative? How does and aesthetic property--such as beauty--differ from other properties of art--such as being made of stone? What are the roles of emotion and evolution in aesthetic response? These and other questions will be considered in this discussion-oriented class. Appropriate for those interested in philosophy, art history or cognitive science.
Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course