May 27, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

ART 312 - Aesthetics


Credits: 3

A survey and in-depth exploration of Aesthetics, the branch of philosophy related to Art and “beauty”. Important articles and treatises from prehistoric times to the present will provide the reading and framework of the course. Inquiry into the ideology of a culture and psychological avenues of the discipline, the nature of art, the creative act, the aesthetic judgment, and the functions of art - religious, social, moral, autonomous, and cognitive.