ESDS06 Concepts and Methods of the Aesthetic Theory

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Mgr. Rostislav Niederle, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Petr Osolsobě, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Rostislav Niederle, Ph.D.
Department of Aesthetics – Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Rostislav Niederle, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Aesthetics – Faculty of Arts
A partial fulfilment of a dissertation in progress.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The goal of the course is an attempt of a closer comprehension of key terms/concepts of aesthetics/art citicism.
Learning outcomes
Students are able to use termini technici of Aesthetics.
  • A plan and the selected approach is relative to a dissertation in progress.
  • Výkladový anglicko-český slovník.
  • Encyclopedia of aesthetics. Edited by Michael Kelly. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998, xvii, 521. ISBN 0195126459. info
  • A companion to aesthetics. Edited by David Cooper. 1st pub. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1995, xiii, 466. ISBN 0-631-19659-5. info
Teaching methods
The method is of three sorts: 1. The students presents their own reports on given subjects/concepts. 2. Commented reading of fundamental texts on aesthetic concepts. 3. Discussion on reports and/or reading.
Assessment methods
exam: a public presentation of analysis-abstract
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Jen pro doktorandské studium !
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022, Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Autumn 2024, Spring 2025.
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