20702710 - AESTHETICS - L.M

The teaching of Aesthetics falls within the scope of the characterising educational activities of the Cds in Philosophical Sciences. At the end of this course the student will acquire
- a thorough knowledge of various theoretical issues related to aesthetics and to the relationship between philosophy and the arts (literature, visual arts, performing arts, architecture, cinema)
- knowledge of the most important texts in the history of aesthetics and the critical debates associated with them,
-a knowledge of the most recent literature on aesthetics, the theory of perception, and the ontology of art
- the ability to form an autonomous judgement on these issues and themes and to present this in written and oral form
- excellent command of vocabulary and specific modes of argumentation in the field of aesthetics and art criticism, also for teaching purposes
- ability to focus on theoretical issues, analyse information and formulate arguments in the fields of aesthetics, the theory of perception and the main artistic theories, also by referring to specialised bibliographic material, possibly in languages other than Italian
- ability to historico-philosophical contextualisation of debates on aesthetics, theories of the arts, landscape.
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Mutuazione: 20702710 ESTETICA - L.M. in Scienze filosofiche LM-78 N0 D'ANGELO PAOLO


The developement of Croce's Aesthetics from 1893 to 1913

Core Documentation

B. Croce, Estetica come scienza dell'espressione e linguistica generale, Milano, Adelphi o Bari, Laterza (solo la Parte Teorica)
B. Croce, La storia ridotta sotto il concetto generale dell'arte, Milano, Adelphi
B. Croce, Breviario di estetica, Milano, Adelphi
P. D'Angelo Benedetto Croce. La biografia 1866-1918, Bologna, Il Mulino

Type of delivery of the course

Face-to-face lessons. Lessons wil be available in streaming, too.

Type of evaluation