PHL385H1: Issues in Aesthetics

Hours: 
36L

Selected topics in the philosophy of art. Such issues as the following are discussed: whether different arts require different aesthetic principles; relations between art and language; the adequacy of traditional aesthetics to recent developments in the arts; art as an institution.

Prerequisite: 

7.5 courses (in any field) with at least 1.5 in philosophy

Exclusion: 

PHLC03H3

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)