Course Details

 

Course Name

Theories of Aesthetics and Art I

 

Language of Instruction

Turkish

 

Course Type

Course Code

Compulsory ( )

Elective ()

PHIL 5033

     

 

Theory (hour/week)

Application

(hour/week)

Total

(hour/week)

Term

Local Credit

ECTS Credit

3

0

3

Fall/I.Semester

3

10

 

Programmes Offering the Course

Master of Arts Degree

 

Course Objectives

To understand the development of fundamental concepts of aesthetics throughout the history of philosophy and to discuss different meanings applied to aesthetics in the boks of great philosophers.

 

Course Content

Main theories of aesthetic and philosophy of art.

 

Prerequistes

 

 

Electives Recommended

 

 

Learning Outcomes

1. The participants gain the knowledge of the basic concepts of aesthetics,

2. A special ability to evaluate the solutions developed by philosophers related to aesthetics is built.

3. The participants could make comparisons between new and old theories of aesthetics.

4. The participants could ground these ideas on a solid basis.

         5. The participants equip themselves with an intellectual   capital that renders them critic in the field of aesthetic and philosophy of art.
   

 

Course Lecturer

Assoc. Prof. Metin Bal

Department of Philosophy,

Felsefe Bölümü, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi,

Edebiyat Fakültesi, Öğretim Üyeleri Binası,  Tınaztepe Yerleşkesi,

PK: 35370, 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)

 

 

Teaching Methods

(ü) Statement

( ) Experience

( ) Demonstration-Remodelling

(ü) Discussion

( ) Case Study

( ) Project based learning

( ) Problem solution

(x) Individual Study

(x) Text analysis

 

Course Book / Recommended Sources

1.      Lecture notes.

2.      Leading works of major philosophers.

3.      Artwork Examples of various currents in art.

 

The presentations are made at the appointed time. 

The papers are submitted at a set time.

Attendance to the lectures is required.

 

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.

 

Osborne, Harold (1970) Aesthetics and Art Theory, An Historical Introduction, E.P. Dutton, New York.

Moritz Geiger, Estetik Anlayış, Remzi Ktb. İstanbul 1985

Kısaca Sanat Felsefesi, R.G. Collingwood, Çev. Talip Kabadayı, BilgeSU Yayınevi Ankara, 2011

Shiner, Larry (2004) Sanatın İcadı, Bir Kültür Tarihi, (The Invention of Art: A Cultural History) Çev. İsmail Türkmen, İstanbul: Ayrıntı Yayınları.

Ackerman, James S. (2001) Origins, Imitations, Conventions. Representation in the Visual Arts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Platon: İon (Şiir Üstüne), Çev. Tacettin Ünlü, ss. 263-275.

Platon: Şölen, (2007) Çev. Eyüp Çoraklı, İstanbul: Kabalcı Yayınevi.

Aristoteles (2005) Poietika (Şiir Sanatı Üzerine) Yunanca/Türkçe, çev. Nazile Kalaycı, Ankara: Bilim ve Sanat Yayınları.

Euripides, (2003) Bakkhalar, Çev. Sabahattin Eyuboğlu, İstanbul: Türkiye İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları.

Burke, Edmund  (2008) Yüce ve Güzel Kavramlarımızın Kaynağı Hakkında Felsefi Bir Soruşturma, çev. Barış Gümüşbaş, Ankara: BilgeSu.

Kant, Immanuel (2006) Yargı Yetisinin Eleştirisi, Çev. Aziz Yardımlı, İstanbul: İdea Yayınevi.

Ameriks,  Karl (2000) The Cambridge Companion to German Idealism, edited, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

                                                                                

Weekly Subjects and Related Preparation Studies

Week

Subjects

Related Preparation

1

The concepts of “Aesthetics” and “Art”

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

2

Plato, Representation and Appearance

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

3

Plato, Mimesis.

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

4

Aristotle,  Poiesis and Tragedy

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

5

Aristotle’s Poetics

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

6

Aristotle’s Poetics

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

7

The concept of “beauty” for Plotinus.

Art in Medieval Philosophy

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

8

Midterm Exam

 

9

Burke and Judgment of Taste

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

10

Burke: Concepts of “Sublime” and “Beauty”

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

11

Kant, Critique of the Power of Judgment

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

12

Kant, Critique of the Power of Judgment

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

13

Kant, Critique of the Power of Judgment

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

14

Kant, Critique of the Power of Judgment

Book, Internet and Library Browsing

15

Final