|Course code module||FLWFM02000|
|Study load (hours)||168|
Frans Van Peperstraten
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 2nd semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
Students must have a Bachelordegree.
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
- Students must be able to explain the importance of Hölderlin's poëtics with regard to the modern condition of art and culture.
- Students must be able to discuss the legacy of Hölerlins poetry in the philosophy of Heidegger, Blanchot and Lacoue-Labarthe.
- Students must be able to defend their point of view with regard to the complex relations between art, culture and politics (in particular in relation to the works discussed during the course).
3. Course content
This course is organised in collaboration with Frans Van Peperstraten (Universiteit Tilburg). The course is scheduled for masterstudents of the University of Antwerp and the University of Tilburg. Two of the five sessions take place at the university campus Tilburg. Students can get a refunding for their travel costs from the OC.
The aim of the course is to acquire the necessary conceptual instruments in order to analyse the complex relations between art, culture and politics. Since Kant, art and culture have received an autonomy with regard to the cognitive and ethtical attitude, but in the same modern condition, a synthesis of art and politics is sometimes regarded as a way of recreating society. This ambiguity, characteristic of modernity, asks for a reflexion on the limits of the subject in general, the limits between the human and the divine, the limits of art with regard to other forms of poièsis and praxis. In this course we will start from Kants texts on art in his Kritik der Ureilskraft and for its critical reception in the 20th century we will read texts of Heidegger, Lyotard and Derrida.
Theme of the course in 2010-2011 is "The Legacy of Kants Aesthetics in Contemporary Philosophy of Art".
The following meetings are planned and will be hold at:
15th of Februari (starting session, 2 hours)
1st of March (Kantsession, 6 hours): Tilburg
22th of March (Heideggersession, 6 hours): Antwerp
19th of April (Lyotardsession, 6 hours): Tilburg
17th of May (Derridasession, 6 hours): Antwerp
The meetings start at 10.30 and end at 17.00
The next books will be considered:
Kant - Kritik der Urteilskraft
Heidegger - Ursprung des Kunstwerks
Lyotard - Karel Appel Un geste de couleur / Karel Appel - A Gesture of Colour (Leuven University Press, 2009)
Derrda: La vérité en peinture.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: Seminars (possible question and answer sessions)
Personal work: Assignments - individualPaper - individual
5. Assessment method
Continuous assessment: Assignments
Written assignment: With oral presentation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
A copy of the texts, mentioned above (cf. course content), will be at the disposal of the students and arrangements will be made during the first session.
7. Recommended reading - study material
Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei, Heidegger, Hölderlin, and the Subject of Poetic Language. Towards a New Poetics of Dasein, New York, Fordham University Press, 2004.
Kevi Hart, The Dark Gaze. Maurice Blanchot and the Sacred, Chicago and London, hicago University Press, 2004.