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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Croce’s ahistorical account of art as expression arose precisely because a once seemingly unchaUengeable “progressive” account of art’s history, art as die gradual “conquest of natural appearances” became, suddenly, utterly untenable before the sort of art produced after impressionism.

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In our narrative, at first only mimesis [imitation] was art, then several things were art but each tried to extinguish its competitors, and then, finally, it became apparent that there were no stylistic or philosophical constraints. No trivia or quizzes yet.

As one should probably expect from a collection of essays, the quality and ambition of the pieces vary a bit, but they are almost always thhe least interesting. Gabriel rated it did not like it May 15, John Hampson rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. Gaia rated it liked it Feb 27, 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.

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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. About the Author Arthur C. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Archived from the original on December 27, Yet how is diis history to be described?

The New York Times. Get to Know Us. In art criticismdano published several collected essays, including Encounters and Reflections: He writes for both philosophers read: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. And the best part is that hi While I’m not sure that I agree with all of Danto’s arguments, I do appreciate his rigor and style.

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It made me wonder about what came first, Danto’s ideas, or the artist’s ideas as revealed in their work? I would have preferred him axe the index in favor of footnotes or endnotes. He makes his points while crediting the thinker. Danto has written on this subject in several of his recent works and a detailed treatment is to be found in Transfiguration of the Commonplace. He was one of the signers of the Humanist Manifesto.

The Abuse of Beauty: He is the author of The Life of a Style: Michael rated it really liked it Dec 10, Archived from the original on October 20, A Philosophy of Art. The College Art Association.

The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art

As quoted by Professor David W. Dec or, Nim Wunnan is currently reading it Shelves: Searnold rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Please try again later. But that is probably because I studied and continue to study philosophy while teaching English. English Choose a language for shopping. Retrieved from ” https: