ESAA02 Analytical Aesthetics

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2006
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 4 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Other types of completion: zk (examination).
doc. Mgr. Rostislav Niederle, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Petr Osolsobě, Ph.D.
Department of Aesthetics - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Kristýna Celhofferová, Ph.D.
Critical thinking. Good knowledge of English language.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 10 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/10, only registered: 0/10, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/10
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Analytical Aesthetics is one of the most important streams in philosophical aesthetics in 20th century, as represented in the works of G. Frege, L. Wittgenstein, B. Russell or Pavel Tichý. Introdution into the problems and methods of the field.
  • Reading and critical commenting of some basic texts in English: 1. Dickie, George: The Triumph in Triumph of the Will; 2. Kivy, Peter: Platonism in Music: A Kind of Defense; 3. Herméren, Goran: Interpretation: Types and Criteria.
  • A companion to aesthetics. Edited by David Cooper. 1st pub. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1995. xiii, 466. ISBN 0-631-19659-5. info
  • SHEPPARD, Anne. Aesthetics : an introduction to the philosophy of art. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987. 172 s. ISBN 0192891642. info
  • Problems of contemporary aesthetics : problems of contemporary aesthetics a collection of articles. Edited by Avner Jakovlevič Zis - T. Ljubimova - M. F. Ovsjannikov. Moscow: Raduga, 1984. info
  • Aesthetics : a critical anthology. Edited by George Dickie - R. J. Sclafani. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1977. ix, 898. ISBN 0321009100. info
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Final evaluation is stated on the base of written summaries required by the lector. Activity is also valued. Students are obliged to attend at least 80% of teaching.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2019.
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