Mental Imagery and Pictorial Representation

Photography, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 8645/2020 - 08/09/2020

4 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL + 5,0 OT

- Gonçalo Cardoso Leite Velho


a) Develop a critique of the subject and its representation;
a1) Know the philosophical contributions to the notion of subject;
a2) Demonstrate mastery over the notion of persona;
b) Understand the relationship between reason and representation;
b1) Understand the contribution of culture to reasoning;
b2) Establish relationships between representations and reasoning;
c) Identify relationships between philosophy, critical thinking and art history;
c1) Mastering the concept of scholarship;
c2) Identify current artistic and philosophical movements;
c3) Recognize relationships between artistic movements and philosophical currents;
d) Master the concept of represented subject;
d1) Identify the contribution of artistic movements to the representation of the subject;
d2) Understand the relationship between changes in artistic representation methods and changes in the conception of the subject;
e) Empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion, economic or other condition;
e1) Value social inclusion;
e2) Mastering the concept of empowerment.

1 Nosotros
1.1 For a critique of the notion of subject
1.2 Ego, Other and Extimité
1.2 Simulacra and Simulations
2 Genealogies of the Time-Culture-Image relationship
2.1 Revisits of Art History and Thought
2.2 Question on the Notion of Contemporary
2.3 Revisiting the Atlas concept
2.4 Translate and Represent
3 Freedom to think, choices to represent

Evaluation Methodology
The module grade (CC) is the weighted average of the assignments (Tp), the test and the final project (Tf) given by the following formula:
CC = 0.45Tp + 0.55 Tf
The assessment follows the same methodology in all assessment periods (Continuous, Exam, Resource)

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- Guerreiro, A. (2008). Política - Crítica do Contemporâneo. Porto: Fundação de Serralves
- Pós-Modernidade e Sociedade de Consumo.(1985, 12 de junho). Novos Estudos,
- Zizek, S. (0). Violence, or Ecology as a New Opium for the Masses. Acedido em 21 de dezembro de 2007 em

Method of interaction
A - Lectures;
B - Reading texts;
C - Image Viewing;
D - Collaborative Participation;

Software used in class
Microsoft Teams