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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHI 431 - Advanced Topics in the Philosophy of Art

A study of issues relating to the nature of art, its political and cultural significance, and its place in human life.  Readings will be drawn from the history of philosophy and also from art history and art criticism.  In different years, the course could focus on debates in the history of philosophy, on current approaches to art, on a particular artistic theory, or on a specialized theme in the philosophy of art.  This course is valuable both for students in philosophy and for students working in art history or fine art.

General Education Requirements:  Artistic and Creative Expression

Prerequisites: Junior standing or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Variable

Credits: 3