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MPYE 011 Philosophy of Art (Aesthetics) Solved Assignment 2020-21


MPYE 011 Philosophy of Art (Aesthetics)

Solved Assignment 2020-21

Note: i) Give answer of all five questions. ii) All five questions carry equal marks. iii) The answer of questions no. 1 and 2 should be in about 500 words.

1. What is Rasa according to Bharat’s philosophy of Art? Examine the concept of Sadharanikaran in the Philosophy of Art.


Explain the concept of dhvani as an explanation of the mode of communication of the emotional content of the poem.

2. Explain Aristotle’s doctrine of Catharsis. Compare it with Plato’s theory of Imitation.


What is Art according to Kant? Trace the basis of his classification of art forms.

3. Answer any two questions in about 250 words.

a) Write a short essay on the Abhinavgupta’s contribution in the philosophy of Art.  

b) Explain three elements of Descartes’ Philosophy of Art.

c) Discuss M Hiriyanna’s view on Art Experience.

d) What may be philosophical idea behind wonder (Adbhuta Rasa)? Discuss.  

4. Answer any four questions in about 150 words.

a) Explain the concept of sublimity.

b) Analyze Susanne K. Langer’s view on Art.

c) Explain the concept of ‘aesthetic recipient’.  

d) Examine the concept of Rasotpattivada.

e) Explain Vyabhicharibhava.

f) What do you understand by Rasa as sui generis? Discuss.

5. Write short notes on any five in about 100 words each.

a) Denis

b) Imagination  

c) Suchness

d) Ancillary Feeling

e) Sthayi Bhava

f) Sahrdaya

g) Citraturaganyaya

h) Aesthetics