English 294z. On Beauty

Instructor: Elaine Scarry
Day & Time: Thursday 12:45-2:45pm 
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Philosophic and literary accounts of beauty from Greek through modern, including Plato, Aquinas, Dante, Kant, Keats, and Rilke. In addition, the major arguments against beauty; and its stability across four objects (gods, gardens, persons, and poems).