2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Oct 23, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PL 356 - Philosophical Aesthetics

(3.00 cr.)

Some have considered philosophical aesthetics one of the most exalted keystones of the philosophical enterprise, representing an examination of the mind and emotions in relation to a sense of beauty. Are truth and knowledge relevant categories when it comes to evaluating a beautiful object? Reflections on the passions within the framework of philosophical discourse. Among the viewpoints typically considered are those of Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Goethe, Hegel, Heidegger, Nietzsche.

Prerequisite: PL 201  and one additional PL 200-level course.

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