5:00 pm – 7:50 pm
DeKalb Hall, 308
Presents the main studies in the philosophy of art and criticism through both a historical and an analytic lens. It looks at the classical arguments of Plato, Kant, Hegel, and Dewey, as well as current conceptual frameworks for identifying what makes for a work of art. Emphasis is placed on the significance of these theories to the art of the twentieth century.