Denis Dutton RIP
December 28, 2010 7:46 PM Subscribe
posted by Dillonlikescookies (56 comments total)
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Denis Dutton (Wiki
) has died. Denis founded and edited the website "Arts & Letters Daily
", gained notoriety, admiration and respect for his strongly held views on Art, Philosophy and Science. He taught at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand from 1984
until his death. He was a founding member of New Zealand Sceptics
, a former voice over artist (a skill he would often use to great effect lampooning hollywood) often a provocateur
, and was named by Time Magazine in 2004 as "one of the worlds most influential media personalities." 9 February 1944 – 28 December 2010 RIP.
A man larger than life who was able to engage with cynical students from all walks of life with charisma, wit and mischievous antagonism. As a former student, my condolences to friends and family. RIP.