Course: Contemporary topics in aesthetics and art theory

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Course title Contemporary topics in aesthetics and art theory
Course code KPF/B237
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 Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Řebíková Barbora, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course program has a clear structure. reading text 3-5 lectures excursion interpretation and analysis of the work of art

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 20 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 of aesthetical issues, but also to show the ambiguity of such solutions.
Knowledge of basic aesthetic theories and current themes. Ability to orientate in basic concepts and authors of aesthetics and art theory. Ability to analyze and interpret artwork. An overview of current artistic events and practices. Ability to communicate in the terms of contemporary art criticism.

Assessment methods and criteria
active partitipation
Recommended literature
  • Bouriaud, N. Postprodukce. Tranzit, 2004.
  • Zahrádka, P. Estetika na přelomu milénia. Brno, 2011.
  • Zuska, V. a kol. Estetika na křižovatce humanitních disciplín. Praha, Karolinum, 1997.
  • Zuska, Vlastimil. Estetika, úvod do současnosti tradiční disciplíny. Praha, Triton, 2001.

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: -