The APA was saddened to learn of the death of Arthur C. Danto (1924–2013). Danto, a philosopher of art and longtime philosophy professor at Columbia University, served as president of the APA's Eastern Division in 1983-1984. He passed away at his home on Friday. He was eighty-nine.
A memorial service for Arthur Danto is scheduled for the late afternoon of February 6, 2014, at Columbia University in New York City. More details will be posted on the website of the Columbia University Philosophy Department when they become available.