American Society for Aesthetics, Curriculum Diversification Guides (2017)

Erich Hatala Matthes
Wellesley College
Art is saturated with cultural significance. Considering the full spectrum of ways in which art is colored by cultural associations raises a variety of difficult and fascinating philosophical questions. This curriculum guide focuses in particular on questions that arise when we consider art as a form of cultural heritage. Organized into four modules, readings explore core questions about art and ethics, aesthetic value, museum practice, and art practice. They are designed to be suitable for use in an introduction to philosophy of art, as well as in more topically focused courses, particularly on topics concerning the ethics and politics of art.
Keywords Art  Cultural Heritage  Cultural Appropriation  Cultural Property  Repatriation  Authenticity  Preservation  Restoration
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