Table of contents for Music, philosophy, and modernity / Andrew Bowie.

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Preface 13
Introduction 18
Philosophy and music 18
Meanings and music 25
Subject and object 31
Foundational philosophy, and the musical alternative 35
Chapter One Form, Feeling, Metaphysics, and Music 45
Form, meaning, and context 45
Emotions and music 54
Metaphysics and music 75
Negative metaphysics? 77
Chapter Two Music, Language, and the Origins of Modernity 105
Language and modernity 105
Language as representation 114
The origin of language and music 120
Music, language, and reason 132
Heidegger's Herder: reason and the repression of music 145
Chapter Three Rhythm and Romanticism 167
What Kant said about music, and what he could have said 167
Feeling, music, and the origin of philosophy 188
Music as 'philosophical language' 198
Chapter Four Hegelianism and Music 215
Music and the limits of inferentialism 215
Hegel and the content of music 248
Chapter Five Music and the Subjects of Romanticism 279
The task of philosophy 279
Music and community 283
Romanticism and musical consciousness 292
Schelling: rhythm and self-consciousness 302
Music and self-consciousness: Schleiermacher 306
Chapter Six Music, Freedom, and the Critique of Metaphysics 333
Music, philosophy, and politics 333
Will, freedom, and music 344
Music, will, and tragedy: the return of Dionysus 362
Schopenhauer: music and the illusion of freedom 383
Music, language, and the ethical: Kierkegaard 400
Chapter Seven Pro and Contra Wagner 416
The Wagner problem 416
Wagner: music, text, and philosophy 428
Wagner and Adorno 451
Wagner and Dahlhaus 473
Nietzsche and Wagner: bad faith? 485
Chapter Eight Music, Language, and Being:Wittgenstein and Heideg-
ger 513
Explicit and implicit music 513
Logical form and ontological difference 518
Playing the language-piano 546
Music as a 'manner/melody of human existence' 564
On the way to music? 583
Chapter Nine Adorno: Musical Philosophy or Philosophical Music? 605
Dialectics of music 605
Settling the score 618
The truth of performance 626
Truth, mimesis, and history 646
Music as socio-historical expression 659
Musical philosophy: judgementless synthesis, convention, and
expression 690
Music, philosophy, and hope 704
Conclusion 733
Cheesecake, or metaphysics? 733
Aesthetics, language, and music 746
Music as philosophical expression 770
Bibliography 814

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.