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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748611621
ISBN-10: 0748611622
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 27-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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).

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Arguing About Art by Aaron Ridley
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Nietzsche's Conscience by Aaron Ridley
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Beginning Bioethics by Aaron Ridley
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