20710503 - Aesthetics

At the end of this course the student will acquire:
- A basic knowledge of several issues concerning aesthetics and the relationships between philosophy and the arts (literature, visual arts, performing arts, architecture, film)
- The knowledge of one or more important texts of the history of aesthetics, and of the critical debate on these texts
- A basic knowledge on the most recent literature on aesthetics, perception theory, ontology of art and related subjects
- The ability to form an independent judgement on such topics and to expose it in oral and written form
- Good mastery of aesthetic terminology and of the argumentative methods in the field of aesthetics and art criticism
- The ability of focusing theoretical issues, analyzing information, formulating arguments in the fields of aesthetics, theory of perception, art theories, with the help of bibliographical sources
The ability to contextualize in historical-philosophical perspective aesthetic debates, as well as debates on art criticism.
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Ethics, Aesthetics and Film

Core Documentation

M. De Caro, E. Terrone, I valori al cinema. Una prospettiva etico-estetica, Mondadori Università
P. D'Angelo, Estetica, Laterza

Type of delivery of the course

FACE-TO-FACE LESSONS. Lessons will be available also in streaming

Type of evaluation