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Professor Nick Zangwill. Honorary Research Fellow. Much of my work is on meta-normative issues, especially in moral philosophy and aesthetics, and I also work in epistemology, metaphysics and other areas of philosophy. I have written three monographs, edited two collections and published more than 150 articles. I have worked at the universities of Hull, Durham, Oxford and Glasgow, with.
Of Wittgenstein's own writings, we find remarks on literature, poetry, architecture, the visual arts, and especially music and the philosophy of culture more broadly scattered throughout his writings on the philosophies of language, mind, mathematics, and philosophical method, as well as in his more personal notebooks; a number of these are collected in Culture and Value (Wittgenstein 1980).
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The art of music does not apply to the idea of imitation as it is originally created by the artist. However, Plato spoke about music being an imitation of ones emotions and being a way of representing natural sounds, yet many believe this to be a far stretch in his theory. Plato's theory of Imitation only began to fade during the nineteenth century, where imitation began to fade from western.
He does so because it (allegedly) objectifies music and because it (allegedly) only ever affirms the practitioner’s prior philosophical assumptions. I argue that Bowie’s rejection is illegitimate on two counts. First, he mischaracterises the philosophy of music. I show how. Second, even if his characterisation of the philosophy of music were a faithful representation of that discipline.
The aesthetics of music comprises philosophical reflection on the origin, nature, power, purpose, creation, performance, reception, meaning and value of music. Some of its problems are general problems of aesthetics posed in a musical context; for example, what is the ontological status of the work of art in music, or what are the grounds of value judgments in music? Other problems are more or.
Ferrara, Lawrence. (1991). Philosophy and the analysis of music: Bridges to musical sound, form, and reference. New York: Greenwood Press. Fiske, Harold E. (1990).