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Philosophy of music has flourished in the last thirty years, with great advances made in the understanding of the nature of music and its aesthetics. Peter Kivy has been at the centre of this flourishing, and now offers his personal introduction to philosophy of music, a clear and lively explanation of how he sees the most important and interesting philosophical issues relating to music. Anyone interested in music will find this a stimulating introduction to some fascinating questions and ideas.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198250487
ISBN-10: 0198250487
Format: Paperback
(202mm x 136mm x 16mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 9-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Kivy

Peter Kivy is Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University, New Jersey. He is the author of New Essays on Musical Understanding, also published by Oxford University Press (2001).

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