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Action, Art, History: Engagements with Arthur C. Danto

by Michael Kelly Herwitz Daniel

Arthur C. Danto is unique among philosophers for the breadth of his philosophical mind, his eloquent writing style, and the generous spirit embodied in all his work. Any collection of essays on his philosophy has to engage him on all these levels, because this is how he has always engaged the world, as a philosopher and person. In this volume, renowned philosophers and art historians revisit Danto's theories of art, action, and history, and the depth of his innovation as a philosopher of culture. Essays explore the importance of Danto's philosophy and criticism for the contemporary art world, along with his theories of perception, action, historical knowledge, and, most importantly for Danto himself, the conceptual connections among these topics. Danto himself continues the conversation by adding his own commentary to each essay, extending the debate with characteristic insight, graciousness, and wit. Contributors include Frank Ankersmit, Hans Belting, Stanley Cavell, Donald Davidson, Lydia Goehr, Gregg Horowitz, Philip Kitcher, Daniel Immerwahr, Daniel Herwitz, and Michael Kelly, testifying to the far-reaching effects of Danto's thought. Danto brought to philosophy the artist's unfettered imagination, and his ideas about postmodern culture are virtual road maps of the present art world. This volume pays tribute to both Danto's brilliant capacity to move between philosophy and contemporary culture and his pathbreaking achievements in philosophy, art history, and art criticism.


by Michael Kelly

A 24-year-old Limerick man has been remanded in custody in connection with an assault in the city in which a brother of the late councilor Michael Kelly was injured.

Fisher Investments on Health Care

by Michael Kelly Fisher Investments Andrew S. Teufel

The Fisher Investments On series is designed to provide individual investors, students, and aspiring investment professionals the tools necessary to understand and analyze investment opportunities--primarily for investing in global stocks.Each guide is an easily accessible primer to economic sectors, regions, or other components of the global stock market. While this guide is specifically on HealthCare, the basic investment methodology is applicable for analyzing any global sector, regardless of the current macroeconomic environment.Following a top-down approach to investing, Fisher Investments on Heath Care can help you make more informed decisions within the Health Care sector. It skillfully addresses how to determine optimal times to invest in Health Care stocks and which Health Care industries have the potential to perform well in various environments.Explains some of the sector's key macro drivers--like its defensive characteristics, economic cycles, and investor sentimentShows how to capitalize on a wide array of macro conditions and industry-specific features to help you form an opinion on each of the industries within the sectorTakes you through the major components of the industries within the global Health Care sector and reveals how they operateOffers investment strategies to help you determine when and how to overweight specific industries within the sectorOutlines a five-step process to help differentiate firms in this field--designed to help you identify ones with the greatest probability of outperformingFilled with in-depth insights, Fisher Investments on Health Care provides a framework for understanding this sector and its industries to help you make better investment decisions--now and in the future. With this book as your guide, you can gain a global perspective of the Health Care sector and discover strategies to help achieve your investing goals.

A Hunger for Aesthetics: Enacting the Demands of Art

by Michael Kelly

Following an analysis of the work of Stanley Cavell, Arthur Danto, Umberto Eco, Susan Sontag, and other philosophers of the 1960s who made aesthetics more responsive to contemporary art, Kelly considers Sontag's aesthetics in greater detail.

Transformers Dark of the Moon: The Junior Novel

by Michael Kelly

In this fast-paced and engaging junior novelization of Transformers: Dark of The Moon, a long-lost spaceship from Cybertron is discovered on the moon. What secrets does it hold? The race to find out begins when the Decepticons come out of hiding to take over and the Autobots fight back to save their new home.

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