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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHL 230 - Philosophy and the Arts

Philosophy engages art in a variety of ways: through general questioning of the meanings of beauty and artistic creation, through historical analysis and critique of artistic traditions, and through direct engagement with specific artworks. This course examines works in multiple artistic media including literature, film, painting, and music through the lens of philosophical inquiry drawing upon classical, modern, and contemporary philosophical sources. Satisfies Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education requirement.

(Cr: 3)