- Hardcover: 165 pages
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2009 edition (April 8, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0230209890
- ISBN-13: 978-0230209893
- Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.8 x 8.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 10.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 3 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,324,827 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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- Theodore Gracyk, author of Rhythm and Noise and Listening to Popular Music
'For Bicknell, who fully understands music's ability to arouse and represent emotions, music is of moral benefit in educating them' - Times Literary Supplement
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About the Author
JEANETTE BICKNELL teaches philosophy in Toronto, Canada. She has written widely on aesthetics and philosophy of music.