Course Details

 

Course Name

Philosophical Problems Concerning Works of Art

 

Language of Instruction

Turkish or English

 

 

Course Level

Short Cycle( )

First Cycle ( )

Second Cycle  (ü)

Third Cycle ( )

 

Course Type

Course Code

Compulsory ( )

Elective (ü)

FEL 518

     

 

Theory (hour/week)

Application

(hour/week)

Total

(hour/week)

Term

Local Credit

ECTS Credit

3

0

3

Spring

3

5

 

Programmes Offering the Course

Graduate

 

Course Objectives

To develop an understanding of the relationship between art and philosophy by making study of artworks in the light of philosophical problems.

 

Course Content

The philosophical problems in literature, cinema, theater, music, painting, sculpture and architectural monuments are discussed. For the philosophical analysis of artworks, ideas of great philosophers such as Hegel, Marx, Freud, Dilthey, Bloch, Lukács, Heidegger, Sartre, Adorno, Brecht, Benjamin, Marcuse etc. are tried to be used.

 

Prerequistes

 

 

Electives Recommended

 

 

Learning Outcomes

1.    Philosophical interpretations of works of art.

2.    To develop an understanding of the relation between philosophy  and art by analysis of work of art.

3.    Application of philosophical ideas to the assessment of works of art.

 

Course Lecturer

Assoc. Prof. Metin Bal

Felsefe Bölümü, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi,

Edebiyat Fakültesi, Öğretim Üyeleri Binası,  Tınaztepe Yerleşkesi,

PK: 35260, Buca - İzmir, Türkiye. Tel: ++ 90 (232) 412 79 03  - dahili tel: 19411,

Fax: ++ 90 (232) 453 90 93

E-Posta: balmetin@gmail.com , Web: www.metinbal.net

 

Course Assistant(s)

 

 

 

Course Book / Recommended Sources

1.    Lecture notes

2.    Leading works of Philosophy of Art written by major philosophers.

Additional Auxiliary Activities Recommended For Participants

Short-term activities:

1-) Participants of this course are expected to give a presentation on the major work of related philosopher to see to what extend knows the graduate student his/her subject.

2-) Archieve research on the primary and secondary sources of the subject.

3-) Biographical study about the philosopher.

4-) Study of chronological list of the complete works of related subject.

5-) Submission of weekly study of technical terms of the subject.

6-) The participants are expected to be interdisciplinary and to get in contact with other sciences.

Long-term activities:

7-) The participants are expected to immerse themselves in building foreign language skills.

8-) Retrospective and prospective readings in the history of philosophy about the subject.

                                                                                                                    

Weekly Subjects and Related Preparation Studies

Week

Subjects

Related Preparation

1

World as Work of Art: Nietzsche

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

2

Avant-Garde Artists

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

3

The Origin of Work of Art

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

4

The Origin of Work of Art

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

5

The Origin of Work of Art

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

6

The Society of the Spectacle

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

7

The Society of the Spectacle

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

8

Midterm

 

9

Impressionism and Experience

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

10

Expressionism as a Depth Model

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

11

Surrealism and The Escape from Reality

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

12

Futurism and Art in the Age of Technology 

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

13

Why could not we write poetry today?

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

14

Why could not we write poetry today?

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

15

The Work of Art in the Age of its Technological Reproducibility: Benjamin

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

16

The Work of Art in the Age of its Technological Reproducibility: Benjamin

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

17

Final