FLS 78 MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY AESTHETICS

Anna Lazou

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Students who will choose the course as well as listeners or students from other departments will be introduced to the history and content of Aesthetics as a philosophy branch starting from the 18th century. The relationship between aesthetics and the philosophy of art, the concept of art, will be examined, as well as basic concepts such as imitation, representation, image, expression, creativity, aesthetic values, aesthetics and ethics, nature and environment, technology, mind / soul , action, truth and reality, imagination, aesthetic experience. Other main issues of the course will be the aesthetic theories of Baumgarten, Kant, Schiller, Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Adorno, Wittgenstein, aesthetic categories, aesthetic reception, and the appreciation of the artwork. The views of Lyotard, Derrida, Foucault, Habermas will be briefly examined in relation to modernity and post-modernity. At the same time, an interactive seminar will be held during the course (with emphasis on the perfor

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Course code: PPP441
Faculty: Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology » Undergraduate courses

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