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Introduction to a Philosophy of Music

Introduction to a Philosophy of Music
Author: Peter Kivy
ISBN 13: 9780198250487
ISBN 10: 198250487
Edition: 1
Publisher: Clarendon Press
Publication Date: 2002-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $50.00

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 center 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.