Philosophy and Aesthetics: Thinking through Dance Art

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Philosophy and Aesthetics: Thinking through Dance Art

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

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  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
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  • Overview

    Assessment: individual presentation [50%], essay (2000 words) [50%] [an overall pass is required]
    Prerequisite(s): HE2 compulsory set
    This module examines dance art from a philosophical perspective, exploring the relevance to dance of arguments developed in aesthetics, philosophy of mind and philosophy of language. The module is structured thematically rather than historically; it draws primarily from post-war analytic philosophy, but also refers to earlier philosophers and the continental tradition where relevant to the particular topic under discussion. The aim is to develop students? analytical thinking skills and their ability to ground and clearly formulate coherent arguments about aspects of dance experience.

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