Course: Systematic Aesthetics - e-learning

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Course title Systematic Aesthetics - e-learning
Course code KPF/B234
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction eLearning
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Řebíková Barbora, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
(1) Introduction to Philosophy and Aesthetics (2) Aesthetic Object (3) Aesthetic Object and Experience (4) Experience and Knowledge (5) Aesthetic Distance (6) Beauty (7) Criteria of Aesthetic Experience (8) Aesthetic Quality (9) Emotional Quality (10) Aesthetic Value (11) Postproduction (12) Institutional Analysis (13) Test

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • unspecified - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course is intended to strenghten orientation in some topics of contemporary aesthetics. Students will go through the basic aesthetic issues and will get a lot of information from the history and the present state of the discipline. The purpose of the course is not only to introduce basic aesthetic theories and solutions to fundamental aesthetic issues, but also to show the ambiguity of such solutions and problem of adoption of any aesthetic system. The course is prepared in English in the form of e-learning in system Moodle.
Knowledge of basic aesthetic theories, the ability to formulate pros and cons of each theory. Obtaining greater sensitivity in dealing with estheticaly questionable situations and greater sensitivity to discern them in everyday life. Gaining knowledge of several specialty areas of contemporary aesthetics. Ability to formulate "for" and "against." Acquiring the skills to work independently with prepared texts and presentations. Improve the ability of self-study and self-replenishing and information retrieval.
Basic knowledge of english language, basic knowledge of philosophy

Assessment methods and criteria
Test (questions from ppt presentations and texts)
Recommended literature
  • Danto, Artur C. After the end of art: contemporary art and the pale of history. Princeton Universtiy Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1997.
  • Levinson, J., (ed). The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetic. Oxford, 2003.
  • Margolis, J., (ed.). Philosophy looks at the Arts. Philadelphia, 1978.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Arts Study plan (Version): Human Studies focused Aesthetics (A14) Category: Philosophy, theology - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -