Philosophy of Music: An Introduction

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, 2004 - Music - 185 pages
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Any author who can integrate a discussion about the malleability of elephant dung into a book about the philosophy of music gets my vote. Read full review

Contents

Overture and beginnings
9
The work of music
29
Meaning
85
Value
123
The crux for the realist
148
The concept of interest
161
Bibliography and discography
177
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About the author (2004)

R. A. Sharpe is emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Wales, Lampeter. His books include Contemporary Aesthetics and Music and Humanism.

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