Courses: Beauty, Rhetoric, Aesthetics, Philosophy (ICPRH230A01)

Fall 2008

This course will examine contemporary attempts to revitalize and reaffirm art's relation to beauty, aesthetic pleasure, and seduction. Readings will be drawn from the works of Plato, Longinus, Edmund Burke, Kant, Nietzsche, Heidegger, as well as the contemporary champions of beauty: Gilbert-Rolfe, Hickey, Scarry, Schjeldahl, and Steiner.

Fulfills: HU III

Location

Haverford, Stokes 102

Meeting Times

TTh 2:30-4:00