Death of Denis Dutton

February 9, 1944 - December 28, 2010
Wellington, New Zealand | Age 66

Arts & Letters Daily founder dies at 66
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KRISTEN GELINEAU, The Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Author and academic Denis Dutton, founder of the popular and pioneering Arts & Letters Daily website, has died in New Zealand, his family said Wednesday. He was 66.

Dutton had prostate cancer but continued working as professor of philosophy at New Zealand's Canterbury University until his health deteriorated rapidly a week ago, the family said. He died Tuesday.

He was widely known for Arts &...

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