Description
AESTHETICS AND SCIENCE
How does one appreciate painting, literature or music? Is knowing about art useful or, even, necessary? Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? The course deals with psychological and social science attempts to explain human responses to art. Also the question of how art is like and unlike science will be discussed.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
HPS 1605
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History & Philosophy of Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
LVL: So, Jr, or Sr
Typically Offered
Fall