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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL3045: Aesthetics

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

Lamarque, P. & Olsen, S.H. (2004) Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art: The Analytic Tradition, Blackwell.

Robinson, J. (1994), ‘The Expression and Arousal of Emotion in Music’, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 52(1).

Cohen, T. (1993), ‘High and Low Thinking about High and Low Art’, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 51(2).

Leddy, T. (2015), ‘Experience and Awe: An Expansive Approach to Everyday Aesthetics’, Contemporary Aesthetics 13.

Cochrane, T. (2012), ‘The Emotional Experience of the Sublime’, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 42(2).

Kieran, M. (2010), ‘The Vice of Snobbery: Aesthetic Knowledge, Justification, and Virtue in Art Appreciation’, Philosophical Quarterly, 60(239).

Gaut, B. (2002), ‘Cinematic Art’, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 60(4).