Table of contents for The science of harmonics in Classical Greece / Andrew Barker.

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Contents
List of Figures 8
Preface 9
Part 1: Preliminaries 11
Introduction 12
Chapter 1 Beginnings, and the problem of measurement 40
Part 2: Empirical harmonics 67
Chapter 2 Empirical harmonics before Aristoxenus 68
Chapter 3 The early empiricists in their cultural and
intellectual contexts 142
Chapter 4 Interlude on Aristotle's account of a science and its
methods 221
Chapter 5 Aristoxenus: the composition of the Elementa harmonica 238
Chapter 6 Aristoxenus: concepts and methods in Elementa harmonica
Book 1 286
Chapter 7 Elementa harmonica Books 2--3: the science reconsidered 347
Chapter 8 Elementa harmonica Book 3 and its missing sequel 414
Chapter 9 Contexts and purposes of Aristoxenus' harmonics 476
Part 3: Mathematical harmonics 541
Chapter 10 Pythagorean harmonics in the fifth century: Philolaus 542
Chapter 11 Developments in Pythagorean harmonics: Archytas 592
Chapter 12 Plato 639
Chapter 13 Aristotle on the harmonic sciences 681
Chapter 14 Systematising mathematical harmonics: the Sectio canonis755
Chapter 15 Quantification under attack: Theophrastus' critique 852
Postscript: The later centuries 907
Bibliography 936
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Music -- Acoustics and physics.
Musical intervals and scales -- Greece -- History -- To 500.
Music theory -- Greece -- History -- To 500.