PHIL070 PO - Art and Aesthetics

When Offered: Fall 2018.
Instructor(s): L. Perini
Credit: 1

The course will focus on issues concerning the nature of art and its value. Issues include the role of interpretation in determining the meaning of artworks; the question of whether forgery that is visually identical to an original work has less aesthetic—value and if so, why; and problems arising from certain kinds of artworks, like why we have emotional responses to fictional characters and whether it is rational to do so.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 3

This course information is from the 2018-19 Pomona College Catalog. View this catalog.

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