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Author Madell, Geoffrey.

Title Philosophy, music, and emotion / Geoffrey Madell
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2002]
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Contents Introduction -- -- Chapter 1: Contour and convention -- Contour -- Convention -- Do we 'animate' musical gestures? -- -- Chapter 2: Musics's arousal of emotion -- Why Hanslick is wrong -- Music's arousal of emotion -- -- Chapter 4: The advantages of the new arousalist position -- Conclusion -- -- Chapter 5: Emotion, judgement and desire -- Why the standard judgementalist view of emotion is untenable -- Desire and intentional feeling -- Why not all reason-providing desire have an affective dimension -- What is the exact role of intentional feeling? -- -- Chapter 6: Pleasure and emotion -- The threat of Hedonism -- Hedonistic pleasure and our experience of music pleasure as a mode of attention -- A resolution of the conflicting positions -- The analysis of pleasure and music's expression of emotion -- The indispensability of the notion of intentinal feeling -- Reason-following desire, and taking pleasure in what has objective value -- -- Chapter 7: The nature of emotion -- The relation between the affective and the intentional components of emotion -- The nature of emotion and music's expression of emotion -- -- Chapter 8: Music's expression of emotion -- Emotions in musical and in non-musical contexts -- Hanslick Again -- Are there any emotions that music cannot express? -- Some remaining difficulties -- -- Chapter 9: Retrospect
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 158-160) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Emotions in music.
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Filosofische aspecten.
Emotions in music.
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585443270