ASP228 - Philosophy, Art, Film
2023 unit information
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online, CBD*
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 1-hour class, 1 x 1-hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1-hour online seminar per week
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
This unit consists of three modules. The first explores a number of issues in the philosophy of film and digital media, such as the nature of film and its status as an artform, the distinct kinds of experiences film provides us with, whether film can ‘do’ philosophy and in what sense, and the relationship between games and philosophy. The second module focuses on some modern philosophical approaches to art and aesthetic experience and addresses issues such as the nature of beauty and the sublime, the transformative power of art, and the relation between art and truth. The third and final module explores the relation between art and politics in contemporary debates.
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