Description - The Philosophy of Music by Aaron Ridley
What is the meaning of music? How can we "understand" a piece of music? In what sense can music represent other things? These are some of the questions raised and answered in this study. Using examples of real music, Aaron Ridley introduces the key issues in the philosophy of music.
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Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - Aaron Ridley
Aaron Ridley is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton. He is the author of Nietzsche's Conscience: Six Character Studies from the 'Genealogy' (Cornell University Press, 1998), R.G. Collingwood: A Philosophy of Art (Orion Books, 1998) and Music, Value and the Passions (Cornell University Press, 1995) and the co-editor, with Alex Neill, of Arguing About Art (McGraw-Hill, 1995; 2nd edition: Routledge, 2002) and The Philosophy of Art (McGraw-Hill, 1995).