2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

PHI 201 Philosophy of Art

3 hours 

This course examines the philosophical questions that arise from the creation, interpretation, and appreciation of art. Through the study of both Western and non-Western philosophies, the course also investigates the importance of truth and meaning in artistic value. The course asks students to consider not only what they mean by "beauty," but also whether good art must be beautiful.




ENG 101, and sophomore standing or above or permission of the instructor


This courses satisfies the Flexible Core: Creative Expression area of the Gen Ed Program.