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Musical Works as Compositional Actions: A Critique

Julian Dodd

in Works of Music: An Essay in Ontology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284375
eISBN:
9780191713743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284375.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter completes the case for the type/token theory by favourably contrasting it with the conception of musical works as compositional actions. Two versions of this competitor theory are ... More


Is Pornographic Art Comparable to Religious Art? Reply to Davies

Jerrold Levinson

in Art and Pornography: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609581
eISBN:
9780191746260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609581.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

The heart of this chapter's reply to the previous chapter's is that the analogy the previous chapter offers between, on the one hand, putative pornographic art and, on the other hand, religious or ... More


Nature, the Cold War, and the Rise of the United States

Melinda Baldwin

in Making "Nature": The History of a Scientific Journal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226261454
eISBN:
9780226261591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261591.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at Nature’s international status in the 1960s and 1970s under the leadership of two transformative editors: John Maddox and David Davies. In 1966, Nature hired Maddox, a physicist ... More


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