Arthur Danto

1924 - 2013

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Arthur Coleman Danto (January 1, 1924 – October 25, 2013) was an American art critic, philosopher, and professor at Columbia University. He was best known for having been a long-time art critic for The Nation and for his work in philosophical aesthetics and philosophy of history, though he contributed significantly to a number of fields, including the philosophy of action. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Danto has received more than 321,316 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Arthur Danto is the 525th most popular philosopher (up from 553rd in 2019), the 1,807th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,878th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Arthur Danto ranks 525 out of 1,081Before him are Zou Yan, Karl Korsch, Guillaume Budé, Antony Flew, Saul Kripke, and Carl Stumpf. After him are Gorakhnath, Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri, Hegesias of Cyrene, Huiyuan, Al-Shahrastani, and Al-Baydawi.

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Among people born in 1924, Arthur Danto ranks 82Before him are Stanley Donen, Kenneth Waltz, John Backus, Sverre Fehn, Rudolf Vrba, and Jozef Tomko. After him are Paul Desmond, Kenneth Kaunda, James Black, Israel Tal, Vasil Bykaŭ, and Milka Planinc. Among people deceased in 2013, Arthur Danto ranks 73Before him are Roger Ebert, Sławomir Mrożek, Sung Jae-gi, Pierre Mauroy, Bigas Luna, and Ovadia Yosef. After him are Wojciech Kilar, Patrice Chéreau, Wilfried Martens, Damiano Damiani, Gyula Horn, and Jack Vance.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Arthur Danto ranks 1,807 out of 18,182Before him are Venus Williams (1980), Henry Norris Russell (1877), Robert C. Merton (1944), Mitt Romney (1947), Ralph Macchio (1961), and Saul Kripke (1940). After him are Robert Moog (1934), Ira Levin (1929), Stephen Sondheim (1930), Isaac Hayes (1942), Don Rosa (1951), and Martin Rodbell (1925).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Arthur Danto ranks 18Before him are Nelson Goodman (1906), Martha Nussbaum (1947), Kenneth Waltz (1924), Tom Regan (1938), Murray Bookchin (1921), and Saul Kripke (1940). After him are Charles W. Morris (1903), Jonathan Edwards (1703), Reinhold Niebuhr (1892), Mary Parker Follett (1868), Jerry Fodor (1935), and William Heard Kilpatrick (1871).