Music in Contemporary Philosophy


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This book examines the functional place of music in contemporary European philosophy of the 20th and 21st centuries. The chapters explore the musical dimensions of lesser known figures as well as well-known philosophical figures in relation to their lesser-known musical dimensions. Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Jacques Ranciere and Alain Badiou, for example, are central figures in debates concerning phenomenology, postmodernism and political philosophy. Their musical writings, however, have been ...

Music in Contemporary Philosophy 2014, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138793590