The course aims to outline a theoretical and historical phenomenology of how the concept of "aesthetic object" has been articulated in the modern world from the phenomenological tradition up to its postmodern determinations, which imply a progressive dissolution. The course aims to give the student the appropriate general knowledge about the theoretical sense that the object has taken in different modern philosophical perspectives.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge: The course aims to raise students' awareness of the concept of the "aesthetic object" considered in its theoretical dimensions and cultural impacts.
Skills: Know how to critically read texts and acquire their contents; know how to recognize the different philosophical and interpretive perspectives; know how to express topics in an orderly fashion and with appropriate language. Understand the symbolic value of objects.