• Aesthetics and Rhetoric

    109 | 001 | CCN: 32657

    Instructor: Emily O'Rourke

    4 Units

    Tu/Th 5:00-6:30pm

    Location: Etcheverry 3113

    Study of the terms and means by which we make and defend judgments involving the exercise of aesthetic sensitivity or perceptiveness. Consideration of the relationship between aesthetic qualities and aesthetic value. Discussion of aesthetic criticism as the means by which the capacities and salience of works of art are called to our attention and brought into focus. Topics include questions of taste, expression, and affect.

     

    *  This course satisfies the History and Theory concentration