Descartes Ghost in the
By Gilbert Ryle (an English philosopher
A critique of Cartesian dualism.
The official Doctrine
Every human being has both a body and a
What happens to the body is public.
If you could choose one artwork to best represent all of Indian art, culture, religion, and history, which
artwork would you choose and why?
Answer: I would choose the Shiva Nataraja because I felt that
it encompassed various important and fund
What are the similarities and differences in Buddhist arts and
architecture across India and China? Cite examples to support your
Answer: The sense of Buddhism of India and China were
approached a bit differently. Buddhism was create
Compare and contrast landscape traditions from China and Japan.
Please consider both painting and garden landscape traditions. Cite
specific artworks to support your arguments.
Answer: Two main differences between Chinese and Japanese
Compare Fan Kuan's Travelers Among Mountains and Streams from the Song
Dynasty with Dong Qichang's Dwelling in the Qingbian Mountains from
the Ming Dynasty. How does each painting reflect Daoism (qi, yin/yang,
etc.) and Xie He's Six Canons of C
Explain how artists transformed Hindu religious beliefs into the arts
(moksha, Brahmin, samsara, atman, avatars, duty, etc.). Cite examples
to support your arguments.
Selected Answer: Many Hindus transformed their beliefs into works of
art, so th
Describe the significant art and architectural elements of the early
Chinese dynasties (e.g., Shang, Zhou, Qin, and Han). Cite specific
examples to support your arguments.
Answer: Each dynasty had important distinguishing features to
it. The Sh
Compare and contrast Shinto and Buddhist architecture in Japan. Cite
specific examples to support your arguments.
Answer: Shintos believed in "kami" or spirits that protected
the people. Usually these kami were venerated through worshiping
AESTHETIC ANALYSIS: Maori House
When learning about other religions or cultures, the first thing we are almost always
taught is important structures, whether they be buildings, whether they be places of worship,
1. Thou shall honor thy father and mother.
The term "honor" is ambiguous and subjective, as in depends on an individual to govern which
actions are constituted as honorable and which are not. For instance, an Asian Christian, whos
There is this King or Ruler of some kind (Arjuna), preparing for battle and he really
doesnt want bloodshed. When he reaches the battlefield and surveys it, he realizes that friend
and foe ar
My favorite artist, Bansky, is the artist of the photo above. Though this
isn't the typical piece of art you would see in a art museum but his
pieces speak at so many levels. Banksy is so unconventional, free
spirited, inspiration, and full of life. Banks
Chiaroscuro is the Italian word for the use of light-dark in art and the use
of strong contrasts between light and dark, usually bold contrasts affecting a whole composition.
It is also a technical term used by artists and art historians for the us
Chicago is a city full of heart and
soul. The Windy City offers some
of the best restaurants, greatest
attractions, and so much soul and
depth. A must visit city.
Chicago, on Lake Michigan in
Illinois, is among the largest cities
in the U
HISHU FINAL EXAM
1. cupola - A light structure on a dome or roof, serving as a belfry, lantern, or belvedere,
esp. one covering a circular or polygonal area. http:/www.petoskeylibrary.org/wpcontent/uploads/2013/03/1112738453cupola.jpg
1. Post Modernism
Mint Marilyn Monroe - 1962
The first piece of art I would like to discuss comes from the
Postmodernism time period. The various artists in the modern
period were driven by a radical and forward thinking approach,
ideas of technological
1. Cole Porter An American singer and songwriter. Born in Indiana in 1891
Porter was known for conquering Broadway and Hollywood for his well
written and catchy tunes.
2. Linda Porter The wife of Cole Porter, who was an American Socialite.
Married on Dece
1. Dorothea Lange who was born in 1895 was an American photographer best known for
her work during the times of the great depression. She passed away in 1965.
2. Fallingwater, Kaufman House is a home that was designed in 1935 by Frank Lloyd Wright
Critical Thinking about Controversial Art
Remember, for this class, the arts include sculpture, dance, music, architecture,
literature, theater, film painting, and graphic novels.
First, go to http:/www.tjcenter.org/ArtOnTrial/i
Citations, References, Bibliography
Whatever style (APA, MLA, Turabian, etc.) you choose, please be consistent!
There are two kinds of references, In-Text and At End of Text:
1. In Text:
In the body of the text should be a citation for all in
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
The lists which are commonly known as the Ten Commandments are given in passages in two
books of the Bible: Exodus 20:217 and Deuteronomy 5:621 (New Revised Standard Version).
Various religions (such as Judaism, Christian
CHARACTERISTICS OF GREEK CLASSICISM VS HELLENISM
~495 350/323 BC
Gold standard, ie highest measure of things
Made, manipulated form
When someone is giving an informed opinion, it generally means that he/she is giving out the
true knowledge about a fact and is cautiously having reliable resources he/she can go to. For
example, when a person does a paper or a work, they will need resour
When Janaro explained the Victorian Model, marriage was one of true happiness in life.
Also, Janero explained the model saw marriage as not only the goal but the duty of
respectable men and women (Janero 432). It was given in detail that the position of
For me, yes, you have to love yourself first before you start loving someone else and starting a
relationship. One has to accept oneself before accepting others because one as an individual is
beautiful already. It does not matter what anyone says about y
Courtly love was basically a series of task put on men during the twelfth century that would
be passionate enough to perform all the difficult tasks that was given to them and win the
approval of a reluctant young woman. Janero also explained that a jury
What makes an action morally right according to the utilitarian moral theory is promoting
happiness and the good for the people. It actually can be beneficial to both parties, which is for
the people and the one making the good act. The act of kindness an
Speculation on the Sources of Religion: religion exist because it serves human
needs, one of the most important is that gives answer about the destiny of the people
we love that pass away, it comforts us with concepts like reinc