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PHIL 271: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

Description
This course explores basic issues in aesthetics. What is art? Are aesthetic judgments objective or merely subjective matters of taste and feeling? Is it possible to have standards of criticism? Is art fictional and if so can it be true? What is the place of art in human life?
Credit units
3
Term description
1/2(3L)
College
Arts and Science
Department
Philosophy
Prerequisite(s):
3 credit units in philosophy, or 6 credit units in fine arts or LIT, or completion of 18 credit units at the university level, or permission of the instructor.