View, Read, and Respond: Why the Humanities?
Watch the videos and read the article below.
Read the article: “The Man With No Time for Beauty”
- Watch the video “The Heart of the Matter”
- Watch the video- Aesthetics: What Good is it?
Respond in writing to the following questions after watching the video above and reading the article.
How are the videos and the article related?
According to the Aesthetics: What Is It Good For? video – what are some functions of art? According to Aristotle, what is catharsis?
What are the views of autonomists? What are the views of aesthetic moralists?
Define some of the ways that art adds value to life, and discuss a few of the various ways that creativity has positively shaped society.