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Philosophy of Music

Latest update : 2 November 2007.

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  • English definition

    2 novembre 2007, par Pierre Couprie

    The consideration of key ideas regarding the fundamental nature of music, or aspects of music, as well as of music within the broader philosophical study of the history of ideas. Some traditional concerns of the philosophy of music are - aesthetics ; music and emotions ; musical expression, meaning and understanding ; performance and interpretation. Philosophical studies may also overlap with social or political studies of music. The philosophy of music is also concerned with ontological (...)