UEV_25 Selected issues of aesthetics II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Mgr. Jozef Cseres, PhD. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Lubomír Spurný, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Lubomír Spurný, Ph.D.
Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Bc. Jitka Leflíková
Supplier department: Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Wed 18:00–19:40 N42
UEV_24 Issues of aesthetics I
Orientation in modern aesthetical thought.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 60 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 14/60, only registered: 0/60
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 19 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Graduate of the course will achieve an overview of the actual innovations and categories in the realm of aesthetics.
Learning outcomes
Student will be informed about the transformations of aesthetical thought in the 20th century as well as about the recent actualizations of main aesthetical categories.
  • 1. Introduction to the issues – transformations of the aesthetic thinking in 20th century 2. Aesthetics and anaesthetics 3. Other and odd 4. Aesthetics of physicality, performativity and action 5. Aesthetics, erotic, and pornography 6. Aesthetics of interactivity and activism 7. Aesthetics of postproduction and distribution 8. Aesthetics of disappearance 9. Aesthetics under conditions of multiculturalism and internet
    required literature
  • DANTO, Arthur C. Zneužitie krásy : estetika a pojem umenia. Translated by Jozef Cseres. 1. vyd. Bratislava: Kalligram, 2008. 208 s. ISBN 9788081010255. info
  • BOURRIAUD, Nicolas. Postprodukce : kultura jako scénář: jak umění nově programuje současný svět. Translated by Petr Turek. Vyd. 1. Praha: Tranzit, 2004. 106 s. ISBN 8090345204. info
  • Umění, krása, šeredno : texty z estetiky 20. století. Edited by Vlastimil Zuska. Vyd. 1. Praha: Karolinum, 2003. 369 s. ISBN 8024605406. info
  • WELSCH, Wolfgang. Estetické myslenie. Bratislava: Archa, 1993. 168 s. ISBN 80-7115-063-0. info
    recommended literature
  • Bey, Hakim: Dočasná autonomní zóna. Praha, Tranzit, 2004.
  • Debord, Guy: Společnost spektáklu. Praha, :intu:, 2007.
  • POLOCHOVÁ, Markéta. Erika Fischer-Lichte. Estetika performativity (Erika Fischer-Lichte. The transformative power of performance). Vyd. 1. Mníšek pod Brdy: Na konári, 2011. 334 pp. ISBN 978-80-904487-2-8. info
  • VIRILIO, Paul. Estetika mizení. Translated by Michal Pacvoň. Červený Kostelec: Pavel Mervart, 2010. 110 s. ISBN 9788087378212. info
Teaching methods
lecture, class discussion
Assessment methods
class discussion, final test
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018.
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