The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art and The State of the Art by Arthur C. Danto. [REVIEW]Alexander Nehamas – – Journal of Philosophy The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art has 73 ratings and 8 reviews. Jim said: I picked this book up both because I thought that as a relative newco. Philosophical Disenfranchisement in Danto’s. “The End of Art”. The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism Fall In , Arthur C. Danto wrote two.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Danto laid the groundwork for an institutional definition of art [8] that sought to answer the questions raised by the emerging phenomenon of twentieth-century art. Ana Echeverri rated it it was amazing Jun 25, Danto is professor emeritus of philosophy at Columbia University.

Write a customer review. He is the art critic for the Nation and has served as president of the American Philosophical Association.

In art criticismhe published several collected essays, including Encounters and Reflections: It has had considerable influence on aesthetic philosophy and, according to professor of philosophy Stephen David Ross”especially upon George Dickie’s institutional theory of art.


I would have preferred him axe the index in favor of footnotes or endnotes. Narration and Knowledge Columbia Classics in Philosophy. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Gaia rated it liked it Feb 27, The State of the Art. The basic meaning of the term “art” has changed several times over the centuries and continued to evolve during the 20th century as well.

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Danto explored the inextricably linked but often misunderstood relationship between art and philosophy. More often the stylistic flourishes are at least amusing or clever, and sometimes they really help to underscore the author’s insights. Calderwood’s work over two decades is, unfortunately, a microcosm of die subjection of material to the inner logic of critical taste, diat at times places itself firmly in line for the increasingly ridiculous category of a renascent scholasticism: Matt Whitt – forthcoming – Philosoophical Theory and Practice.

Want to Read saving…. To read Danto on any topic in philosophical aesthetics is invariably to emerge with one’s sense of that topic enlarged. Sign in to use this feature. A must read for anyone intersted in art. Danto explored the inextricably linked but often misunderstood relationship between art and philosophy. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

There is no special way works of art have to be. Along die way a great many other subjects come in for some attention too: Danto is professor emeritus of philosophy at Columbia University.


Complete with a new bibliography of work on and influenced by Danto’s ideas, The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art continues to be of interest to anyone who thinks seriously about art, as well as to philosophers, aestheticians, and art historians. Danto describes the history of Art in his own contemporary version of Hegel’s dialectical history of art. The title essay is also thought-provoking, though I have to say that I found Danto’s discussion of Plato’s Republic–one of the few subjects in the book that I actually do know a little about–to be rather thin in places.

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Art and its Significance. Archived from the original on October 20, But that is probably because I studied and continue to study philosophy while disenfranchlsement English.

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