Listening and Voice: Phenomenologies of Sound

Listening and Voice is an updated and expanded edition of Don Ihde s groundbreaking 1976 classic in the study of sound Ranging from the experience of sound through language, music, religion, and silence, clear examples and illustrations take the reader into the important and often overlooked role of the auditory in human life Ihde s newly added preface, introduction, andListening and Voice is an updated and expanded edition of Don Ihde s groundbreaking 1976 classic in the study of sound Ranging from the experience of sound through language, music, religion, and silence, clear examples and illustrations take the reader into the important and often overlooked role of the auditory in human life Ihde s newly added preface, introduction, and chapters extend these sound studies to the technologies of sound, including musical instrumentation, hearing aids, and the new group of scientific technologies which make infra and ultra sound available to human experience.
Listening and Voice Phenomenologies of Sound Listening and Voice is an updated and expanded edition of Don Ihde s groundbreaking classic in the study of sound Ranging from the experience of sound through language music religion and silen

  • Title: Listening and Voice: Phenomenologies of Sound
  • Author: Don Ihde
  • ISBN: 9780791472569
  • Page: 197
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Listening and Voice: Phenomenologies of Sound”

    1. Ihde's phenomenological work is always very, very interesting, and his style is particularly suited to the defamiliarizing aim of such a philosophy. Here he turns his attention to sound, the most pervasive and yet perhaps overlooked sense that we have. The analyses that he performs yield some relatively unsurprising results in terms of defining or describing the structure of our aural experience, but is nonetheless fascinating in how it classifies the generalized experience that we all have with [...]

    2. This has been sitting on my shelf for some time. I first encountered the title years back in an essay by Fran Dyson in her essay on phenomenology and Cage (from the Wireless Imagination book). With all the blather about phenomenology in recent sound studies, I have found it quite curious that no-one except Dyson has referenced this text. So I read it. The book is quite old and one of Ihde's earliest - before he became something of a premiere Riceour scholar. In the preface he describes the book [...]

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