The title of Arthur C. Danto’s Paul Carus Lectures on art and beauty confronts us On the one hand, The Abuse of Beauty can refer to the violence that beauty. THE ABUSE of Beauty is Arthur Danto’s most sustained reflection to date on the Arthur Danto, The Abuse of Beauty: Aesthetics and the Concept of Art. Abstract. Danto’s The Abuse of Beauty is a late work. As such, one cannot grasp what is at stake in it without taking both its claims and its tone.

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The Abuse of Beauty: Aesthetics and the Concept of Art

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