|Module title||Philosophy of Style|
|Module lecturer||prof. dr hab. Piotr Leśniewski, dr Katarzyna Gan-Krzywoszyńska|
|Lecturer position||Professor; PhD|
|Faculty||Faculty of Philosophy|
Module aim (aims)
- Promoting in participants dialogical attitude towards style.
- Making participants familiar with a contemporary theories of style in arts, philosophy and education.
- Approaching contemporary challenges in building creative spaces for style abundance.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Week 1: Introduction
Week 2: Literature and Style: Philosophy as a story
Week 3: Style, dialogue and analogy
Week 4: Style as a human attribute and goal of life
Week 5: People as literary styles
Week 6: Signature and meaning-expressing conception of style vs. Susan Sontag on erotics of style
Week 7: Style as editing
Week 8: Styles of education part I
Week 9: Styles of education part II
Week 10: Style as integrity
Week 11: Creativity and attitude
Week 12: Abundance of styles
Week 13: Style as experimental technology of dialogical life
Week 14: Manifestations of dialogical concept pf style part I
Week 15: Manifestations of dialogical concept of style part II
Gan-Krzywoszyńska, Katarzyna & Piotr Leśniewski, „Styles of Education: Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz and Paulo Freire”, The Polish Journal of Aesthetics, No. 62 (3/2021), Special Issue “Styles of Discourse”. (Guest Editors: Ioannis Vandoulakis, Tatiana Denisova), pp. 87-101.
Gan-Krzywoszyńska, Katarzyna (2021) Freedom and Abundance: Dialogical Philosophy of Style, The Poznań Society of the Advancement of Art and Sciences, Poznań.
Genova, Judith, “The Significance of Style”, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Vol. 37, No. 3, (Spring 1979), pp. 315-324.
Kekes, John, Enjoyment. The Moral Significance of Styles of Life, Clarendon Press, Oxford 2008.
Nietzsche, Friedrich, “The Joyful Wisdom”, in: Oscar Levy (Ed), The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche, Vol. 10, transl. by Thomas Common, The Macmillan Company, New York 1924.
Sontag, Susan, “On Style” in: Against Interpretation, Picador 2013.