PHV437 Philosophy of Art: Selected Chapters

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020

The course is not taught in Autumn 2020

Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
doc. PhDr. Dagmar Pichová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Dagmar Pichová, Ph.D.
Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites
Good knowledge of English
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
there are 23 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The goal of the course is to introduce students to selected topics in philosophy of art using readings and commentaries of relevant texts.
Learning outcomes
After the course, students will be able to:
- identify and sum up important features of selected themes in Philosophy of Art;
- analyze selected key texts in the field of Philosophy of Art;
- compare particular approaches to selected themes
Syllabus
  • Definition of art and a piece of art
  • Author and work
  • Interpretation and intention
  • Emotion and art
  • Art and moral values
  • Esthetics and philosophy of art
Literature
  • KIERAN, Matthew. Contemporary debates in aesthetics and the philosophy of art. 1st pub. Malden: Blackwell, 2006. xi, 370. ISBN 9781405102407. info
  • DAVIES, Stephen. The philosophy of art. 1st pub. Malden: Blackwell, 2006. x, 239. ISBN 9781405120234. info
  • Aesthetics and the philosophy of art : the analytic tradition : an anthology. Edited by Peter Lamarque - Stein Haugom Olsen. 1st pub. Malden: Blackwell, 2004. xii, 571. ISBN 9781405105828. info
Teaching methods
Active participation at lectures, home reading
Assessment methods
Activity in class discussion, written examination is aimed at testing the student’s insight into the studied and commented texts.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: kombinovaná forma: 16 hodin/semestr.

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