seminar on philosophical aesthetics

lfilo2950  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

seminar on philosophical aesthetics
5 credits
30.0 h

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2018-2019
Lories Danielle;
The student shall have completed course work for the 1st and 2nd cycles in introductory philosophical aesthetics and/or philosophy of art. He or she shall possess general knowledge of the principal problems, approaches, and concepts in these areas.
Main themes
The seminar will concentrate on a theme in the area of philosophical aesthetics determined by its organizers in relation to research projects they are participating in. It may also consist of collective, critical, and sustained close reading of an important text in aesthetics or in the philosophy of art. The seminar requires active participation by students at each session. Professors, UCL researchers who express interest, and specialists in the topic area not from the UCL may attend the seminar.

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


Upon completion of the seminar the student shall have demonstrated :
- The ability to pursue a research topic in philosophical aesthetics based on a critical analysis of major works and other texts by authors that deal with the topic in question, as well as contributions presented within the framework of the seminar;
- The ability to write a scientific paper on a precise research topic that is appropriate to the theme of the seminar ;
- The ability to participate actively in collective research into philosophical aesthetics, especially through participation in discussion of contributions made within the framework of the seminar;


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”.
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Other information
  • textes faisant l'objet du séminaire
Précisions et bibliographie fournies sur Moodle.
Teaching materials
  • textes faisant l'objet du séminaire
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Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

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

Master [120] in Philosophy