Roger Scruton

in The Aesthetics of Music

Published in print June 1999 | ISBN: 9780198167273
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598371 | DOI:

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Is an exploration of the metaphysics of sound, arguing that sounds are not properties of the objects that emit them but ‘secondary objects’, which can be isolated in an ‘acousmatic’ experience as ‘pure events’, with an internal spatial order.

Keywords: experience; objects; properties; sound; spatial

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Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

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