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Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art lectures

Lecture series on Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art. The first part of the series focuses on some of the most important writings on art and beauty in the Western philosophical tradition, covering Plato, Aristotle, David Hume, and Immanuel Kant. The second part of the series focuses on questions about understanding works of art and about the nature of art. This part examines the interpretation of literature, the expression of emotion in music, and the definition of art

Lecture series on Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art. The first part of the series focuses on some of the most important writings on art and beauty in the Western philosophical tradition, covering Plato, Aristotle, David Hume, and Immanuel Kant. The second part of the series focuses on questions about understanding works of art and about the nature of art. This part examines the interpretation of literature, the expression of emotion in music, and the definition of art

Episodes: 8

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8. Defining Art

Duration: 52 min

7. Musical Expression

Duration: 52 min

6. Literary Interpretation

Duration: 54 min

5. Kant's Critique of Judgement: Lecture 2

Duration: 53 min

4. Kant's Critique of Judgement: Lecture 1

Duration: 56 min

3. Hume and the Standard of Taste

Duration: 56 min

2. Aristotle's Poetics

Duration: 55 min

1. Plato's Philosophy of Art

Duration: 54 min

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