Listening

Listening

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In this lyrical meditation on listening, Jean-Luc Nancy examines sound in relation to the human body. How is listening different from hearing? What does listening entail? How does what is heard differ from what is seen? Can philosophy even address listening, écouter, as opposed to entendre, which means both hearing and understanding?Unlike the visual arts, sound produces effects that persist long after it has stopped. The body, Nancy says, is itself like an echo… (more)

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Publisher: Fordham University Press (May 15, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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