10. Danto and Kant

Together at Last?

  1. Mark Rollins
  1. Diarmuid Costello

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118253045.ch10

Danto and his Critics, Second Edition

Danto and his Critics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Costello, D. (2012) Danto and Kant, in Danto and his Critics, Second Edition (ed M. Rollins), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118253045.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Washington University, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Philosophy, University of Warwick, UK

  1. Diarmuid Costello, “Danto and Kant: Together at Last?” In Kathleen Stock and KatherineThomson-Jones, eds, New Waves in Aesthetics, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. Reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Philosophers and their Critics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Ernest Lepore

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470673447

Online ISBN: 9781118253045



  • Danto and Kant, Together at Last;
  • Danto's and Kant's aesthetics, meaning in art, in turn;
  • Danto's cognitivist alternative, to aesthetic theories;
  • Danto on Kant's aesthetics;
  • “Kant-Greenberg aesthetics of form”;
  • Danto, and Kant's aesthetics, in his theories of art;
  • Late Danto's “Aesthetic Turn,” as not necessary in art


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Danto and Kant

  • Recent Danto on Kant's Aesthetics

  • Late Danto's “Aesthetic Turn”?

  • Danto on Works of Art as “Embodied Meanings”

  • Danto on Metaphor

  • Metaphor in Kant

  • Kant on Aesthetic Ideas

  • Aesthetic Ideas, a Contemporary Example