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Philosophy of Art

Enrolment code: HPA215/315

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Focuses on major theories about the arts. There is a special emphasis on the issue of whether the arts have any unique values to contribute to life, and if they do how this is possible. In addition, a range of issues from the nature of aesthetic experience to objectivity of aesthetic values is considered.

Staff Dr E Sleinis For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 5 hrs fortnightly Timetable
Prerequisites 25% level 100 Philosophy or, where appropriate, 25% level 100 Arts  
Assessment mode 2,000-word essay (40%), 3-hr exam (60%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Carroll, Philosophy of Art: A Contemporary Introduction, ISBN 0415159644 Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Philosophy
Art and Design Theory (Hobart)
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (See also combined degree)
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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