Philosophy of Art and Technique

6 ECTs / Semester / Portuguese

Objectives: Analysing the diverse theories explaining the processes of artistic creation and the meaning of aesthetic experiences. Grasping the relationship between art and technique. Identifying the aesthetic categories of classical Greek thinking inherited by medieval metaphysical philosophy and recognising the changes in perspectives regarding the activities surrounding the production and appreciation of works of art within the context of modernity. Understanding how contemporary philosophies have restored the ontological character of art.