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- DescriptionIn this volume, Zangwill develops a view of the nature of music and our experience of music that foregrounds the aesthetic properties of music. He focuses on metaphysical issues about aesthetic properties of music, psychological issues about the nature of musical experience, and philosophy of language issues about the metaphorical nature of aesthetic descriptions of music. Among the invations of this book, Zangwill addresses the limits of literal description, generally, and in the aesthetic case. He also explores the social and political issues about musical listening, which tend to be addressed more in continental traditions.
- Author BiographyNick Zangwill is currently Ferens Professor at Hull University. He has taught previously at Durham, Glasgow and Oxford Universities, and has been visiting Professor in Padua University, Italy, Ritsumeikan University in Japan, Sao Paulo University in Brazil, Unitec in New Zealand, Haifa University in Israel, School of Fundamental Sciences in Iran, Brown University USA, Ohio State University USA, and UNICAMP in Brazil.
- Author(s)Nick Zangwill
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication22/06/2015
- Series TitleRoutledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight612 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
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