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PHIL 3333 – Art, Beauty, Expression

(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture

This course explores topics in aesthetics or the philosophy of art. Topics will vary from term to term, but may include such things as the criteria of aesthetic evaluation, artistic representation vs. expression, meaning and meaningfulness, whether beauty is objective or subjective, art as a social phenomenon, and competing answers to the question “What is art?”.

Prerequisite: Any previous course in Philosophy (1101, 1130, 1149, 1175, 1179, 2204, 2211, 2215, 2216, 2219, 2221,2223, 2229, 2237, 2241, 2253, 2263, 2267, 2281, 2291, 3307, 3345, 3350, 3368, or 4730).