Minor in German Philosophy - Aesthetics and Poetics I GERM 4101   Aesthetics and Poetics I
CREDIT HOURS: 3
A historical study of the development of aesthetic and poetical theory: What is art, what is literature?. Aristotle's "Poetik", Horace's "Ars Poetica", Lenz's " Anmerkungen übers Theater " Hegel's "Ästhetik", Heidegger's "Ursprung des Kunstwerkes" and Gadamer's "Aktualität des Schönen" will be studied.
NOTES: This course is the first part of the former full-year course GERM 4100.06. This course description reflects the entirety of the pair (GERM 4101.03 and GERM 4102.03).
FORMAT: Seminar
FORMAT COMMENTS: Held together with GERM 5630.06
PREREQUISITES: 2000-level German literature course (GERM 2200.06, or GERM 2202.03, or GERM 2400.06, or GERM 2402.03) or by instructor permission
EXCLUSIONS: GERM 4100.06