14. Danto's Aesthetic

Is it Truly General as he Claims?

  1. Mark Rollins
  1. David Carrier

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118253045.ch14

Danto and his Critics, Second Edition

Danto and his Critics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Carrier, D. (2012) Danto's Aesthetic, in Danto and his Critics, Second Edition (ed M. Rollins), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118253045.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Washington University, USA

Author Information

  1. Case Western University/Cleveland Institute of Art, USA

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's aesthetic, whether truly general;
  • human culture, modifications with culture changes;
  • Danto, and mainline Western tradition;
  • nature of action, as historical, in cultures;
  • ancient Greece, India, and philosophical arguments;
  • Danto's style of analytic analysis;
  • Danto, and philosophical system, essentially Cartesian;
  • Danto, on Descartes' philosophy, as a living interest;
  • Danto, as essentialist, and historicist;
  • visual art, in Danto's Hegelian, embodying meaning