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New Waves in Musical Ontology
New Waves in Aesthetics
  • Andrew Kania, Trinity University
Document Type
Contribution to Book
Publication Date
1-1-2008
Abstract
Since analytic aesthetics began, around 50 years ago, music has perhaps been the art most discussed by philosophers. The reasons for philosophers' attraction to music as a subject are obscure, but one element is surely that music, as a non-linguistic, non-pictorial, multiple-instance, performance art, raises at least as many questions about expression, ontology, interpretation and value as any other art—questions that often seem more puzzling than those raised by other arts.
Document Object Identifier (DOI)
10.1057/9780230227453
Editor
Kathleen Stock, Katherine Thomson-Jones
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN
9780230220478
Citation Information
Kania, A. (2008). New waves in musical ontology. In K. Stock & K. Thomson-Jones (Eds.), New waves in aesthetics (pp. 20-40). doi: 10.1057/9780230227453