Published: 2012-05-15 | ISBN: 0470673443, 0470673451 | PDF | 344 pages | 2.23 MB
Updated and revised, the Second Edition of Danto and His Critics
presents a series of essays by leading Danto scholars who offer their
critical assessment of the influential works and ideas of Arthur C.
Danto, the Johnsonian Professor Emeritus in the Department of Philosophy
at Columbia University and long-time art critic for The Nation.
Reflects Danto’s revisions in his theory of art, reworking his views in
ways that have not been systematically addressed elsewhere
Features essays that critically assess the changes in Danto’s thoughts
and locate Danto’s revised theory in the larger context of his work and
of aesthetics generally
Speaks in original ways to the relation of Danto’s philosophy of art to his theory of mind
Connects and integrates Danto’s ideas on the nature of knowledge,
action, aesthetics, history, and mind, as well as his provocative
thoughts on the philosophy of art for the reader