Art, Beauty, and the Brain: An Introduction to Aesthetics – Writing Intensive

3 credits

PHIL 4700W

College of Arts and Science

(cross-leveled with PHIL 7700). An introduction to aesthetics focusing on issues in the philosophy and psychology of art. Topics include theories of aesthetic appreciation and interpretation, the objectivity of aesthetic judgment, the nature of beauty and the sublime, and the neural basis of aesthetic experience.. Prerequisites: sophomore standing. Recommended: one course in Philosophy.