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2019/2020

Theory of Architecture and Aesthetics II

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
512TA2 Z,ZK 3 2+1 Czech
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Department of Theory and History of Architecture
Synopsis:

Historical and conceptual overview of basic concepts and problems of aesthetics and philosophy of art (e.g.: art, beauty, form and function, creativity, aesthetic attitude, problem of aesthetic judgement objectivity). The theme of architecture within general theoretical frames in their historical evolution. Specificity of perception, interpretation and criteria of evaluation of architectural work, position of architecture among other arts, affinities and differences.

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Theory of Architecture and Aesthetics I

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Basic notion of crucial categories, ideas and problems of aesthetics. Conception of their history as well as contemporary discussion. Ability of applying theoretical knowledge in discussing particular themes as evaluation, comparison, interpretation, etc., of architectural work. Basic skills needed for work with theoretical texts (writing and interpretation).

Study materials:

Tatarkiewicz, W., A History of Six Ideas; Tatarkiewicz, W., History of Aesthetics I.,II.,III.; Morpurgo-Tagliabue, G., Contemporary Aesthetics; Zuska, V., Introduction to Aesthetics, Gombrich, E. H., Art and Illusion; Goodman, N. Languages of Art; Mukařovský, J., Essays on aesthetics; Carroll, N. Philosophy of Art

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Data valid to 2019-10-18
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