Danto and His Critics, 2nd Edition
May 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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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