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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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PHIL 260 The Philosophy of Music

3 Credits

A philosophical analysis of the nature and value of music is presented in this course. Additionally, specific topics in the aesthetics of music, such as mimesis, autonomy, meaning, and perception, are also explored. Through a survey of the philosophy of music in ancient, medieval, modern, and contemporary periods, students are taught the relationship between philosophy, art, and music.

Prerequisite(s): PHIL 102  and THEO 104  and a minimum of 55 earned credits.

This course can be used to satisfy the Fine Arts Core requirement

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