1. The nature of Aesthetics: Aesthetics as `metacriticism`; the relationship between art-criticism and aesthetic theorizing; the relationship between creative practices and aesthetics
2. Some major theories of art: Western
(c) Art and the human mind: Psychoanalysis
(d) Art and human society and culture: Marxism, Cultural Studies
(f) Post-modernism and Post-colonialism
3. Some major theories of art: Indian
(a) the Dhvani theory
(b) the Rasa theory
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