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October 27, 2013


Iron Rinn

Danto's analysis of Warhol credited the artist with more critical intelligence than he had, while maybe underplaying his audacity. More aggravating, perceiving depth in Warhol's games is a symptom of the analytic malady that mistakes, say, mereology for profundity. But Danto was a brilliant philosopher who wrote enjoyable prose, and his work should be foisted on all smart young people who wish both to think clearly and enjoy the world.

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