Prof. Noel Jackson
This course explores variations on the proposition that an adequate recognition of beauty could, however indirectly, make you a more humane person. Readings extend widely across literary and non-literary genres, including lyric poetry and the novel, philosophical prose and essays.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Noel Jackson. 21L.704 Studies in Poetry: "What's the Use of Beauty?", Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA