Philosopher, Teacher, Musician

Philosopher, Teacher, Musician : Perspectives on Music Education

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In Philosopher, Teacher, Musician, fifteen influential thinkers in aesthetics and arts education explore the intersection of the philosophy of music and music education. Several themes link the contributions, originally presented as the fall 1991 issue of the journal of Aesthetic Education.The first theme concerns epistemological issues related to the nature of the symbolic understandings and the distinct semantic and syntactic "language" of music. Second is the role of music in education and of education in music. A third theme centers on philosophical perspectives on music curricula and instruction. Last, contributors consider the nature and place of philosophy in music education and its contribution to research and practice. Taken as a whole, the essays point to a rich future in the philosophy of music and music education and provide a much-needed addition to the scholarly literature in this area.show more

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  • Paperback | 275 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 408.23g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Illini Books ed
  • 025206349X
  • 9780252063497