: PHILOSOPHY 291: EXISTENTIALISM
: 200 LEVEL
: PHILOSOPHY 270: POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
A1 First Term TR 11:00-12:20 A.A. Carlson
An introduction to some of the traditional theories, such as the expressionist and the formalist theories, which investigate the nature and function of the arts. The nature of aesthetic experience will also be considered.
Required Texts: Alex Neill and Aaron Ridley (eds.), The Philosophy of Art (McGraw); Nigel Warburton, The Art Question (Routledge); Tom Wolfe, The Painted Word (Bantam)
Recommended Text: Noel Carroll, Philosophy of Art (Routledge)