Truth and Beauty
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Art and Design History and Theory
Department: Art and Design History
Course Number: PLDS 3045
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Philosophy
Philosophers have differed as to the ultimate grounds of aesthetic experience, for it makes all the difference whether such experience is conceived in terms of changeless models, natural propensities, human consciousness or social conventions. In this course we examine four fundamental philosophies of the aesthetic with special reference to art and design practice and to the structure of argument. Pathway: Design Studies
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: All university undergraduate degree students. Pre-requisites: first-year university writing course and at least one prior history or methods course in art, media, film, or visual culture.


Open to Undergraduate students.