The title of Arthur C. Danto’s Paul Carus Lectures on art and beauty confronts us On the one hand, The Abuse of Beauty can refer to the violence that beauty. THE ABUSE of Beauty is Arthur Danto’s most sustained reflection to date on the Arthur Danto, The Abuse of Beauty: Aesthetics and the Concept of Art. Abstract. Danto’s The Abuse of Beauty is a late work. As such, one cannot grasp what is at stake in it without taking both its claims and its tone.

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The Abuse of Beauty: Aesthetics and the Concept of Art

Danto, The Abuse of Beauty: No categories specified categorize this paper. Jonathan Gilmore – – Inquiry: Curt Bozif rated it it was ok Oct 12, Adriana Paiva rated it liked it Apr 07, Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Arthur Danto, the Abuse of Beauty. Books by Arthur C. What constitutes the cultural world for the mass of people, things like film, television and sports, are not even mentioned.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It was for me a particularly exhilarating moment.

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Science Logic and Mathematics. But it is not an option for life. It gave me some good insights to prepare my course project paper, “What is Beauty: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Normand rated it liked it Dec 26, Open Court Publishing- Art – pages. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. And yet beauty has almost entirely disappeared from artistic reality in the twentieth century, as if attractiveness was somehow a stigma, with its crass commercial implications.


View all 11 comments. No keywords specified fix it. He is best known as the influential, long-time art critic for The Nation and for his work in philosophical aesthetics and philosophy of history, though he has contributed significantly to a number of fields.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Related articles in Web of Science Google Scholar. That is why beauty, unlike the other aesthetic qualities, the sublime included, is a value. Don’t have an account? Both were indifferent to edification and exaltation, both appealed to a kind of hard-edge thinking. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Karen rated it really liked it Oct 30, To underscore this visual enjoyment, Danto cites how, after a lifetime of living with all those drab government-issued boxes, the underground Soviet artists found the Pop Art absolutely beautiful!

Nick Geiser rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Frixuelo rated it liked it Jul 20, I read it during my Undergraduate Psychology classes. Internal and External Beauty. Sign In or Create an Account. The Return of Beauty? Beauty is one among the many modes through which thoughts are presented to human sensibility in art: Sign In Forgot password?


Salvo que es un poquito repetitivo me ha gustado mucho. Danto’s The Abuse of Beauty.

Danto is much more blunt and even funny at certain times, yet his ideas are immensely important, perhaps even revolutionary for art theory. Aesthetics and the Concept of Art Reviewed By.

Diarmuid Costello – – British Journal of Aesthetics 44 4: Kate Fritz rated it liked it Dec 18, History of Western Philosophy. With his prime interest in language and the philosophical definition of art, Danto was the right philosophical man at the right time. Sign in Create an account. I would have had no interest in being an artist in the new period.

Jan 26, Glenn Russell rated it it was amazing. To dannto other readers questions about The Abuse of Beautyplease sign up. Nick Zangwill – – In Jerrold Levinson ed. Joe Winston – – Routledge. You could not be signed in. An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 48 2: Contents Beauty and the Philosophical Definition of Art.

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