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Aesthetics

Code 13101
Year 2
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/TP(45H)
Scientific area Philosophy
Entry requirements There are none.
Mode of delivery -- face-to-face
Work placements -- Not applicable.
Learning outcomes In general terms, this course aims to promote the understanding of aesthetics as an interpretative model of the cinematographic phenomenon. In specific terms, the course aims to enable the student, in a first plan, to proceed with the characterization of aesthetics, in a second plan, to identify elements of the relationship between cinema and aesthetics.
Syllabus 1. Philosophical analysis of aesthetics
1. 1. The beautiful and the sublime - Jean-Franços Lyotard
1. 2. Aesthetic sensitivity; approaches to art and science - Michel Henry
2. Cinema and sensation. The logic of sensation - Gilles Deleuze
3. The cinema spectatorship
3. 1. The filmic universe - Étienne Souriau
3. 2. The imaginary man - Edgar Morin
3. 3. Cinema and the common man - Jean-Louis Schefer
4. Analysis of aesthetic problems supported by film analysis
Main Bibliography Jacques Aumont (2002). Estética do filme. Campinas: Papirus.
Kant (1992). Crítica da Faculdade do Juízo [1790]. Lisboa: IN-CM.
Jean-Franços Lyotard (1988). L’inhumain. Paris: Éditions Galilée
Edgar Morin (1980). O cinema ou o homem imaginário: ensaio de antropologia. Lisboa: Moraes.
Gilles Deleuze (2011). Francis Bacon, lógica da sensação. Lisboa: Orfeu Negro.
Jean-Louis Schefer (1980). Homme ordinaire du cinema. Paris: Gallimard.
Étienne Souriau, L’univers filmique (texto policopiado)
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The final classification of each student will result from the weighting of the following elements:

1. Carrying out a written work on the contents of the program (selection of two tasks out of four, sent by e-mail and answered during the teaching session within 90m). Date of realization: May 4 (60%);
2. Oral presentation by videoconference of analysis of aesthetic problem supported by film analysis (30%);
3. Resolution of the tasks indicated in each Session Plan (10%)
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2020-07-06

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