Philosophy of Art

lfilo2280  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

Philosophy of Art
5 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2018-2019 !

Lories Danielle;
Basic instruction in philosophy and philosophical aesthetics.
Main themes
Each year, one or several authors and/or major texts by these authors are chosen as the object of a reading, explanatory and critical commentary, and discussion. Authors may be chosen from any historical period in the history of philosophy. Any and all questions in philosophical aesthetics/philosophy of art without exception may become the object of study and examination.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


Building on the instruction received in the 1st cycle courses in philosophy, this course aims at giving students the opportunity to progress further in their abilities to read, explain, interpret, and provide critical commentary for major texts in philosophy of art or philosophical aesthetics, and to allow the student to understand current debates on questions belonging to this area of study (with the goal of full participation in them).


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Each year, several authors and texts by these authors are chosen as the object of a reading, explanatory and critical commentary.
Teaching methods
Evaluation methods
Individual written paper and final oral examination.
Other information
Online resources
  • textes faisant l'objet du cours
voir Moodle
Teaching materials
  • textes faisant l'objet du cours
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Master [60] in Philosophy

Master [120] in Philosophy

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language