Course: Contemporary Esthetic Theories

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Course title Contemporary Esthetic Theories
Course code KDT/835
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course Each academic year
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kolář Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
These informations are in the annotation of the course.

Learning activities and teaching methods
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Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to introduce the main esthetic theories since the second half of the 20th century (Phenomenological theory, Hermeneutical theory, Gestalt theory, Reception theory, Psychoanalysis, Marxist theory, Deconstruction, Anthropological theory, Art as experience, Feministic poetics, Theory in perspective, Postcolonial discourse), and to familiarize students with other systems of not only continental, but also analytically oriented esthetics.
The gained capabilities constitute an encompassment and an aquirement of knowledge and experience in the given field of study, they result from a concrete annotation of the subject and are aimed at a profile´s fulfilment of the graduate of the given field of study.
Successful completion of the previous study

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam
Recommended literature
  • CIPAROV, D., KULKA T. Co je umění?. FF UK Praha, 2010.
  • Iser, W. Jak se dělá teorie. Praha. Praha, 2009.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Art and Design Curatorship Studies (A) Art and applied art 2 Winter