Undergraduate Course: Aesthetics (2nd Semester Repeat) (PHIL10066)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will discuss topics in contemporary analytic aesthetics, including forgery, aesthetics of nature, photography and film, the pleasures of tragedy, art and morality, humour, music.
NB. This course is a repetition of Aesthetics (PP0082)given in Semester 1.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least 3 Philosophy courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
Course Delivery Information
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| On completion of the course students will have
- a grasp of the distinctive methodology of analytic aesthetics;
- an understanding of the central problems of contemporary analytic aesthetics;
- developed the ability to analyze and criticise the writings of philosophers and art theorists on a variety of aesthetic issues;
- gained an awareness of the historical development of aesthetics as a branch of philosophy;
- improved their skills in presenting philosophical arguments both orally and in writing.
||Course secretary||Mrs Moira Avraam
Tel: (0131 6)50 3661