Sounds and Perception: New Philosophical Essays by Matthew NuddsSounds and Perception: New Philosophical Essays by Matthew Nudds

Sounds and Perception: New Philosophical Essays

EditorMatthew Nudds, Casey O'callaghan

Paperback | January 2, 2013

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Sounds and Perception is a collection of original essays on auditory perception and the nature of sounds - an emerging area of interest in the philosophy of mind and perception, and in the metaphysics of sensible qualities. The individual essays discuss a wide range of issues, including thenature of sound, the spatial aspects of auditory experience, hearing silence, musical experience, and the perception of speech; a substantial introduction by the editors serves to contextualise the essays and make connections between them. This collection will serve both as an introduction to the nature of auditory perception and as the definitive resource for coverage of the main questions that constitute the philosophy of sounds and audition. The views are original, and there is substantive engagement among contributors. Thiscollection will stimulate future research in this area.
Matthew Nudds is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. Casey O'Callaghan is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Rice University, and formerly taught at Bates College in Maine. He is the author of Sounds: A Philosophical Theory (OUP, 2007)
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Title:Sounds and Perception: New Philosophical EssaysFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pagesPublished:January 2, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199666369

ISBN - 13:9780199666362

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Table of Contents

1. Casey O'Callaghan and Matthew Nudds: Introduction: the philosophy of sounds and auditory perception2. Casey O'Callaghan: Sounds and events3. Roger Scruton: Sounds as secondary objects and pure events4. Matthew Nudds: Sounds and space5. Roberto Casati and Jerome Dokic: Some varieties of spatial hearing6. Brian O'Shaughnessy: The location of a perceived sound7. Roy Sorenson: Hearing silence: the perception and introspection of absences8. Andy Hamilton: The sound of music9. Barry Smith: Speech sounds and the direct meeting of minds10. Christopher Mole: The Motor Theory of speech perception11. Robert E. Remez and J. D. Trout: Philosophical messages in the medium of spoken languageIndex

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Review from previous edition: "excellent ... of interest to anyone interested in ontology or perception, whether or not they have thought seriously about sounds before." --Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews