Undergraduate Module Descriptor
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.
- You will learn about current debates in Aesthetics, and come to understand how these are related to topics from elsewhere in the discipline of Philosophy.
- You will learn to think critically about your own aesthetic tastes and judgements, and to articulate your philosophical conclusions with care and precision.
- You will develop your capacities for philosophical analysis and reasoning, by reading and researching contemporary literature on Aesthetics.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Explain and evaluate key philosophical problems surrounding topics in Aesthetics, and existing responses to these problems.|
2. Explain in an informed way how problems in aesthetics are connected to issues in other philosophical domains, including ethics and metaphysics.
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. Critically analyse philosophical texts, both recent and historical.|
4. Begin to consolidate philosophical concepts from other modules and begin to convey a sense of the unity of philosophy as a discipline.
|Personal and Key Skills||5. Illustrate and explain difficult ideas in writing and orally.|
6. Analyse, critically engage with, and report accurately upon, existing written material while articulating it within a structured and cogent argument.