Aesthetics and Art Philosophy I

Course Code: 
ARTM 211
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this class is to give an introduction to the history of thought concentrating on the development of art philosophy from its first written examples in the classic age until today. The seminar also reveals the relationships between the past and present state of art philosophy.
Course Content: 

The seminar "History of Thought" will focus on the development of art philosophy from the classic age until today.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Assignment C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1) Knows the coverage of aesthetics discipline and the concept of philosophy of arts. 1,2,4,9 1,2,3 A
2) Has the knowledge of aesthetic values and teachings on art in Antiquity and in the Middle Ages, the social, scientific and religious background of these. 1,4,9,11 1,2,3 A
3) Knows general stylistic charateristics in Ancient, Christian and Islam art, has the abilitity to make connections between aesthetic judgment and styles of the periods. 1,4,9 1,2,3 A
4) Expected to use the method of philosophical thiniking in the other fields of life. 9,11 1,2,3 A
5) Has the vision of social, ideological and philosophical connections of art. 1,9 1,2,3 A

 

Course Flow

Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction in the class, its form and content  
2 The Classic Age - Plato and Aristotle (450 BC) 1
3 The Middle Ages-Aquinas (AD 400-1500), The Renaissance (15th and 16th century) 1, 3
4 Aesthetics, Enlightenment and Historicism -Baumgarten,Kant,Herder (18th century) 1, 3
5 Romanticism, Schiller, Hegel (18th century) 2
6 Early Modernism, Nietzsche (19th century) 2
7 Modernism 20th century, Heidegger (1900 - 1945) 2
8 The Thoughts and Aesthetics of the Modern Avant-Gardes (1900 - 1945) 2
9 Communism and Fascism, Lenin and Hitler,  (1900 - 1945) 2
10 Art in the Post War Era, Conceptual Art Theory, Feminism, Institutional Critique 2
11 Ara Sınav 1, 2, 3
12 Postmodernism and Contemporary Art, Danto (1980 - 1990) 2
13 Contemporary Art 1 (after 2000), 2
14 Contemporary Art 2 (after 2000) 2
15 Conclusion 1

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook  
Additional Resources
  1. A History of Western Thought (Skirbekk & Gilje, Routledge, 2001)
  2. Art in Theory II (Harrison & Wood, Blackwell Publishing, 2003)
  3. Art in Theory 1648 - 1815 (Harrison & Wood, Blackwell Publishing, 2000)
  4. Estetik Beğeni (İsmail Tunalı, Remzi, 2011)
  5. Estetik (İsmail Tunalı, Remzi Kitapevi, 1989, 2012)
  6. Sanat Ontolojisi (İsmail Tunalı, İnkılap, 2014)      
  7. Estetik ve Sanat Felsefesi (Ömer Naci Soykan, Pinhan, 2015

 

Material Sharing

Documents  
Assignments  
Exams  

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 40
Quizzes 1 10
Assignment 1  
Total   100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE   50
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE   50
Total   100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY Expertise/Field Courses

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To educate students as an Arts and Cultural Manager with an interdiciplinary outlook.         X
2 To gain expertise in Visiual and Performance Arts in detail.     X    
3 To teach students the main actors in art and cultural sector.   X      
4 To educate students in order to make them aware of the close relationship between artist, art work, critic and art collector.       X  
5 To teach students basics of business administration in relation to the cultural sector.          
6 To instruct students to evaluate the importance of team work and co-operation.          
7 To give them essential knowledge about the work of cultural professionals (those who work for museums, art institutions, festivals, and so on) and possible pitfalls they can face.          
8 To make students followers of international art.          
9 To enable them to pinpoint the issues in their area of expertise and give them essential tools to solve problems.       X  
10 To make them able to plan and put in practice their projects collectively.          
11 To give students professional tools to evaluate all the facts in art and culture area.       X  
12 To teach them how to use PR and publicity tools in their job.          
13 To teach students methodology, documentation and archiving.        X  
14 To make students aware of necessary level of legal knowledge in order to make contracts.          
15 To equip students with the basic knowledge of accounting.     X    

 

ECTS

Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 14x Total course hours) 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 6 84
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Assignment      
Quize 1 3 3
Final examination 1   3
Total Work Load     135
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     5,4
ECTS Credit of the Course     6