La stupidità dei sensi. Sulla filosofia dell’arte di Arthur C. Danto

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    [automatically translated] This essay is dedicated all''analisi dell''arte the essentialist theory of A. Danto, both in relation to the historical reconstruction on which it is based, and above all the assumptions on cognitive processes of production and use. Making use of psychological and neuroscientific evidence, it proves that the theory of perception used (derived from J. Fodor and neohelmoltziani) is not adequate to explain the production and comprehension of visual meaning, and comes into conflict even with the characteristics ascribed all''arte the same Danto. There were also some counterintuitive consequences of the theory, which, for example, the "invisibility of meaning", despite the central role in the theory of the concept of "embodied meaning", from which, however,
    Original languageItalian
    Pages (from-to)85-132
    JournalRivista di Estetica
    Volume1
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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