Course Description

Course Name

Art, Creativity and Beauty

Session: VRMS3121

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

This course explores the concepts of art, creativity and beauty, and their mutual relations, and their genesis in the history of Western philosophy. Students will learn about major theories of art, creativity and beauty, and how the meaning of these concepts changed from ancient Greek and Roman philosophy to the modern and post-modern theoretical discourses. The course enables students to critically analyze these concepts, and to understand their role in the broader cultural, ideological and social context. Please note that this is a reading-intensive course. Students are expected to be prepared for class discussions, based on the assigned readings for each class.

*Course content subject to change