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SDÜ Education Information System Course Content
Programme
Institute of Social Science Art History
Course Information
Course Unit Code
Course Unit Title
Credit Theoretic
Credit Pratic
Credit Lab/A
Credit Total
Credit Ects
Semester
01SAN5104
PHİLOSOPHY OF ART
3.00
0.00
0.00
3.00
6.00
1
Course Information
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Type of Course Unit
Elective
Course Coordinator
Assistant Professor Dr. Evren Yılmaz
Course Instructors
3-Evren Yılmaz
Course Assistants
 
Course Aims
developing a deeper understanding of the philosophy of art and increasing student’s abilities to think critically and analytically about art related issues.
Course Goals
1-Developing the ability to think theoretically and conceptually.
2-Developing the ability to communicate and discuss issues effectively.
3-Developing the ability to read and understand texts, make research and write.
4-Developing the capacity to locate and evaluate problems in the area of art production, ontology of artand aestetics in their social contexts.
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit
Students who succeed in this course will improve their ability to;
1. Able to understand and employ and key aesthetic theories and concepts
2. Think theoretically and conceptually,
3. Communicate and discuss issues effectively,
4. Read and understand texts, make research and write,
5. Locate and evaluate problems in the area of art and beauty in their social contexts.
Course Contents
This course is intended to be a general introduction to the major theories, concepts and issues encountered in the Philosophy of Art. It will critically examine compare, contrast and asses philosophical arguments within the context of the various essays written by philosophers. This course will address the following questions: What is art? What defines art or what makes an artwork an artwork? What are aesthetic qualities? What is meaning of aesthetic taste, attitude and experience? Are aesthetic judgments merely subjective expressions? Is there the relationship between reality and representation in art?
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses
 
Recommended Optional Programme Components
 
Mode Of Delivery
 
Level of Course Unit
 
Assessment Methods and Criteria
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Studies During Halfterm
Number
Co-Efficient
Activity
Number
Duration
Total
Visa
1
25
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week)
14
3
42
Quiz
0
0
Time Of Studying Out Of Class
14
4
56
Homework
1
25
Homeworks
1
10
10
Attendance
0
0
Presentation
1
15
15
Application
0
0
Project
0
0
0
Lab
0
0
Lab Study
0
0
0
Project
0
0
Field Study
0
0
0
Workshop
0
0
Visas
1
15
15
Seminary
0
0
Finals
1
30
30
Field study
0
0
Workload Hour (30)
30
TOTAL
50
Total Work Charge / Hour
168
The ratio of the term to success
50
Course's ECTS Credit
6
The ratio of final to success
50
 
TOTAL
100
 
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
 
Additional Resources
Carroll, Noel Philosophy of Art, a Contemporary Introduction London: Routledge, 1999.
Levinson, Jerrold The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetic, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.
Philosophies of Art and Beauty, selected readiNgs in aesthetics from Plato to Heidegger ed. AlbertHofstadter, Richard Kuhns, Univ. of Chicago Press
Material Sharing
Documents
 
Assignments
 
Exams
 
Additional Material
Lewis Vaughn Writing Philosophy A Student's Guide to Writing Philosophy Essays Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
Ross, Stephen David Art and Its Significance, An Anthology of Aesthetic Theory, Albany State University of New York Press, 1994.
Steven M. Cahn and Aaron Meskin: Aesthetics: A Comprehensive Anthology Oxford: Blackwell, 2007.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
Work Placements
As with any other educational component, credits for work placements are only awarded when the learning outcomes have been achieved and assessed. If a work placement is part of organised mobility (such as Farabi and Erasmus), the Learning Agreement for the placement should indicate the number of credits to be awarded if the expected learning outcomes are achieved.
Program Learning Outcomes
No
Course's Contribution to Program
Contribution
1
With the Master?s Degree on Art History, Science Specialization is achieved. This expertise enables the individuals to produce theories in the field of art.
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