N. Andrew Walsh

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Listening to Noise and Silence: Toward a Philosoph&hellip by Salome Voegelin
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The content of the book itself would be of great use to those of us who are interested in a philosophic and ęsthetic approach to sound that doesn't depend on visual metaphor: I bought this hoping of ways to counter discussions from my students and colleagues that always seemed to gravitate towards what sort of movie for which a piece of music seemed to be the soundtrack. In that situation, providing a philosophic underpinning to auditory ęsthetics would be really helpful. However, Professor Voegelin - while a professed writer and artist according to her own bio - makes it very difficult to reach the core of her arguments and understand them, largely through her own poor writing skills… Read more