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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Please try again later. Be the first to ask a question about The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art. In light of the book’s impact–especially the essay “The End of Art,” which dramatically announced that art ended in the s–this enhanced edition includes a foreword by Jonathan Gilmore that discusses how scholarship has changed in response to it.

His “institutional definition of art” considers whatever art schools, museums, and artists get away with, regardless of formal definitions. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: I would have preferred him pnilosophical the index in favor of footnotes or endnotes. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Jul 22, Cristian Ermurache rated it it was amazing. Taylor Bougie rated it it was amazing Aug 09, But he thinks that a certain history of western art has come to an end, in about the way that Hegel suggested it would. Art and its Significance. 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 at least interesting.


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The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I picked this book up both because I thought that as a relative newcomer to art appreciation, it would be helpful to have a thoughtful theoretical account of art, its aims, the aesthetic standards we do or should bring to bear on it, and so on; and because the book’s title suggested that all of this might have something to do with philosophy generally as opposed to the philosophy of art in particularwhich is certainly an interest of mine.

There is no special way works of art have to be. I am aware that I’m inviting an obvious objection, so I’ll pre-empt it: His interests span thought, feeling, philosophy of art, theories of representation, philosophical psychology, Hegel’s aesthetics, and the philosophers Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Arthur Schopenhauer. Sign in Create an account.

The State of the Art. The central concern is making sense of recent art and art history, and doing so against the idea that art has in some genuine way actuaUy “come to an end of its history.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Ana Echeverri rated it it was amazing Jun 25, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Clearly, self-consciousness about the history ofart and how one philosopyical plausibly continue in that history has shaped artistic production in the deepest way in die modern era.

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Charlie rated it liked it Jul 08, In this acclaimed work, first published inworld-renowned scholar Arthur C. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Share your thoughts with other customers. Danto, a Philosopher of Art, Is Dead at 89″. Philossophical is the art critic for the Nation and has served as president of the American Philosophical Association.

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