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PHIL 6622 Philosophy and Music (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course will explore the way in which various philosophers from Plato to Heidegger have understood the nature of music, its relation to the other arts, and its significance outside the aesthetic sphere, especially for political life. Attention will also be given to the way in which music and reflections on music have, in such cases as Nietzsche, played a major role in shaping philosophical thought.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): John Sallis

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13