Click here to download

Arthur C. Danto’s Philosophy of Art. Some Recent Translations
Journal Title: PARADIGMI 
Author/s: Luca Marchetti 
Year:  2010 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  10 Pg. 163-172 FullText PDF:  271 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PARA2010-003012
(DOI is like a bar code for intellectual property: to have more infomation:  clicca qui   and here 


This essay focuses on some recent Italian translations of A.C. Danto’s works and traces the guidelines of his philosophy of art with particular reference to the following points: i) the thesis that, if two "indiscernible" things can belong to different philosophical categories (art and reality), an "aesthetic" theory of art (a theory of imitation, a theory of illusion, formalism, etc.) is impossibile. ii) the particular conjuction of "essentialism" (the definition of necessary and sufficient conditions of art) and "historicism" (with reference to the Hegelian philosophy of art). These are the principles that inform Danto’s approach to such problems as the relationship between philosophy and art, art and reality (or works of art and mere real things), the thesis of the "end of art" and the question of the post-historical art.
Keywords: Aesthetics, Artwork, Essentialism, Historicism, Indiscernible, Philosophy of art

Luca Marchetti, Arthur C. Danto’s Philosophy of Art. Some Recent Translations in "PARADIGMI" 3/2010, pp. 163-172, DOI:10.3280/PARA2010-003012

   

FrancoAngeli is a member of Publishers International Linking Association a not for profit orgasnization wich runs the CrossRef service, enabing links to and from online scholarly content