Sean Gurd's new book on sound and ancient aesthetics is now available!
We are delighted to announce the publication of Sean Gurd's latest book: The Origins of Music Theory in the Age of Plato.
This approachable and elegantly written book tells the story of how music became a vital topic for understanding the senses and their role in the creation of knowledge. Focussing in particular on discussions of music and sensation in Plato and Aristoxenus, Sean Gurd explores a crucial early chapter in the history of hearing and gently raises critical questions about how aesthetic traditionalism and sensory certainty can be joined together in a mutually reinforcing symbiosis.
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