(ART 442) Reading in Aesthetics
Problems and methods in aesthetic evaluation, appreciation, and criticism.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Define art and identify its functions and purposes.
2. Explain criteria and use appropriate terminology in making judgments about art.
3. Know key philosophers’ writings on aesthetics and debates about art.
4. Analyze socio-political and cultural issues surrounding art.
5. Defend one’s own position about art.