Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: PHI                                     Course Number: 201                                    
Course Title: The Philosophy of Art
Subject: Philosophy
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


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.

Prerequisite: ENG 101
Start Date:    06/30/2013                         End Date: