Art and Culture

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Art and Culture

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Art, Philosophy

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    40 PHIL pts

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course presents a series of contemporary philosophical controversies and questions raised by art and culture. 100% internal assessment.

    Learning Objectives
    Students who pass this course will be able to:
    1. demonstrate an in depth understanding of a variety of debates in the field of philosophy of
    popular culture
    2. critically evaluate a variety of arguments in the field of philosophy of popular art and culture using established methods of formal or informal logic
    3. analyse or elucidate complex ideas and concepts in the field of philosophy of popular art and culture.

    6 short in-class assessments- 30%
    short application essay- 10%
    short critical essay- 10%
    argumentative essay- 50%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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