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Reason and resonance : a history of modern aurality / Veit Erlmann.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Zone Books ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, 2010.Description: 422 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 9781935408048
  • 1935408046
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 128/.3 22
LOC classification:
  • BF251 .E75 2010
NLM classification:
  • 2010 L-892
  • WV 11.1
Contents:
Introduction: the string and the mirror -- The great entente : anatomy, rationalism, and the quest for reasonance -- Point of audition : Claude Perrault's "du bruit" (1680) and the politics of pleasure in the Ancien Régime -- Good vibes : nerves, air, and happiness during the French Enlightenment -- Water, sex, noise : early German romanticism and the metaphysics of listening -- Hearing oneself hear : the autoresonant self and the expansion of the audible -- The labyrinth of reason : Hermann von Helmholtz's physiological acoustics and the loss of certainty -- Rhythm and clues : time and the acoustic unconscious, ca. 1900 -- Echoless : the pathology of freedom and the crisis of twentieth-century listening.
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General Books General Books CUTN Central Library Philosophy & psychology 128/.3 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 11085

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: the string and the mirror -- The great entente : anatomy, rationalism, and the quest for reasonance -- Point of audition : Claude Perrault's "du bruit" (1680) and the politics of pleasure in the Ancien Régime -- Good vibes : nerves, air, and happiness during the French Enlightenment -- Water, sex, noise : early German romanticism and the metaphysics of listening -- Hearing oneself hear : the autoresonant self and the expansion of the audible -- The labyrinth of reason : Hermann von Helmholtz's physiological acoustics and the loss of certainty -- Rhythm and clues : time and the acoustic unconscious, ca. 1900 -- Echoless : the pathology of freedom and the crisis of twentieth-century listening.

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