Courses: Aesthetics (PHILB222001)

Spring 2012

Class Number: 1222
Prerequisite: One introductory course in philosophy. Here are some questions we will discuss in this course: What sort of thing is a work of art? Can criticism in the arts be objective? Do such cultural entities answer to more than one admissible interpretation? What is the role of a creator’s intentions in fixing upon admissible interpretations? What is the nature of aesthetic experience? What is creativity in the arts? Readings will be drawn from contemporary sources.
Div: III; Approach: Critical Interpretation (CI); Haverford: Humanities (HU)
Enrollment Limit: 18;

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1222 Div: III; CI ; HU


Philosophy (Web site)

Taught By



Bryn Mawr, RCSEM

Meeting Times

T 2:00pm-4:00pm