Philosophy of Art
Art plays a large role in the lives of most people. But what is art? Why do we appreciate it? Is it because we enjoy it, because we learn from it, or due to its beauty? Are there objective standards for what constitutes good art? And how is art created?
Resources for this course
|David Hume, 'On the Standard of Taste'||
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|Philosophy assignment advice||
Some tips for reading philosophical literature and writing philosophy papers with links to further resources on the topic.
|Guide to Producing Coursework||
A guide to producing coursework for the OUDCE weekly class programme.
|Philosophy of Art resources||
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Essay questions for the course 'Philosophy of Art'.