Arthur Coleman Danto

Arthur Danto is the Emeritus Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. He is the art critic for "The Nation" and has served as president of the American Philosophical Association. His many books include "The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art"; "After the End of Art"; "The Madonna of the Future: Essays in a Pluralistic Art World"; and "Art in the Historical Present," which won the National Book Critics Circle Award.