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Sounds : a philosophical theory

Author: Casey O'Callaghan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in pbkView all editions and formats
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Casey O'Callaghan presents the first philosophical book about sounds. He offers an original systematic treatment of sound and sound experience, and shows how thinking about audition and appreciating  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Casey O'Callaghan
ISBN: 9780199215928 0199215928 9780199575503 0199575509
OCLC Number: 706970328
Awards: Winner of Awarded an Honourable Mention for the American Philosophical Association Book Prize 2009.
Description: XI, 193 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Preface ; 1. Sonic realism ; 2. What is a sound? ; 3. The locations of sounds ; 4. The argument from vacuums ; 5. Sounds as events ; 6. Audible qualities ; 7. Sound-related phenomena ; 8. The argument from echoes ; 9. Echoes ; 10. Hearing recorded sounds ; 11. Cross-modal illusions ; References ; Index
Responsibility: Casey O'Callaghan.

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