Philosophy 280: Aesthetics
Spring 2006, Ned Hettinger
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Midterm Study Questions
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Hettinger's Aesthetics Bibliography
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Final Exam Study Questions

Notes Other Resources
Robert Stecker, Preface and Introduction Robert Stekcer
Aesthetics On Line

Holmes Rolston, Valuing Aesthetic Nature
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Holmes Rolston
Aesthetics Encyclopedias
Allen Carlson, Appreciation and the Natural Environment Allen Carlson
Definitions of Key Concepts
Noel Carroll, On Being Moved By Nature Noel Carroll  
Stecker, Ch. 2: Environmental Aesthetics    
Stecker, Ch 3: Aesthetic Experience    
Roger Scruton, Decline in Musical Culture Roger Scruton  
Theodore Gracyk, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and to Love Led Zeppelin Theodore Gracyk  
Stecker, Ch 4: Aesthetic Properties    
Elizabeth Telfer, Food as Art Elizabeth Telfer  
Stecker, Ch 5, What is Art?    
Stecker, Ch 6, What Kind of Object is a Work of Art?    
Stecker, Ch 7: Interpretation and the Problem of the Relevant Intention    
Alex Neill, Fiction and Emotions Alex Neill  
Revised Schedule    
Stecker, Ch 10: Artistic Value    
Walton, Morals in Fiction and Fictional Morality Kendall Walton  
Stecker, Ch 11: Interaction; Ethical, Aesthetic, and Artistic Value    
Tilted Arc, Public Art, and Gregg Horowitz on Tilted Arc Gregg Horowitz  
Michael Kelly, Public Art Controversy; Serra & Lin cases    
Carlson, Is Env. Art_an_Aesthetic_Affront_to_Nature?    
Final Exam Study Questions