Academic Catalog

AH514 AESTHETICS AND CRITICISM II

Course Code: 8010514
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: History Of Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. JALE ADLE ERZEN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

This course is offered as two consecutive programs: the first based on class discussions of classical texts on philosophy of art and aesthetics from Plato to Heidegger. The second semester focuses on modern concepts of art and aesthetics reviewed through readings of 20th century philosophers and critics. It aims to acquaint the participants with changing and multi-dimensional aspects of art theory and practice. The class is conducted through discussions and active student participation is expected.