VAM 103 – Philosophy of Art

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VAM 103 – Philosophy of Art; Weekly hours: 2+1, ECTS: 5
Through the program for this course, students will have the opportunity to explore different topics that look at the philosophical aspects of art. It primarily addresses topics such as the idea of taste, the possibility of critical reasoning, the criteria that determine the art, the development of the notion of beautiful, aesthetic aspects of the artwork, the formal elements of art and so forth. Stylistic, aesthetic and philosophical aspects of art. Basic notions of the philosophy of art and basic aesthetic terms and phenomena. Theories of the ancient period. Theories of mimesis and catharsis in the teachings of Plato and Aristotle. Plotin’s theory of artistic creativity. Medieval church philosophies. Theories of the Renaissance. About nature, ideals, and rules of art forms. Defining artistic theories and the beginnings of modernism in art.