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New and improved variation of the now vintage research within the phenomenology of sound.

Listening and Voice is an up to date and improved version of Don Ihde’s groundbreaking 1976 vintage within the examine of sound. starting from the adventure of sound via language, song, faith, and silence, transparent examples and illustrations take the reader into the very important and sometimes neglected function of the auditory in human lifestyles. Ihde’s newly additional preface, creation, and chapters expand those sound stories to the applied sciences of sound, together with musical instrumentation, listening to aids, and the new workforce of clinical applied sciences which make infra- and ultra-sound on hand to human experience.

“…an inventive program of phenomenological research … this hugely available paintings creatively engages phenomenological recommendations … it's going to entice readers in lots of various disciplines—from philosophy to musicology to psychology and linguistics.” — CHOICE

“…finally, a little-known gem has reappeared … transparent, common-sense examples dominate this sagacious book.” — The Score

“The value and value of the subject, and centrality of the subject to a specific box of research, is at once with regards to Ihde’s powerful acceptance. His paintings is significant to any learn of the interface among the human physique and expertise, and his acceptance begun with, and nonetheless comprises, the 1st variation of this ebook. He has been vital to the sector for thirty years and keeps to give a contribution new insights.” — Lenore Langsdorf, coeditor of Recovering Pragmatism’s Voice: The Classical culture, Rorty, and the Philosophy of Communication

“This e-book is pathbreaking. it's nonetheless the single targeted phenomenology of listening and voice that we've got. Philosophy, up till Ihde, was once keen about visible illustration and visible metaphors. Ihde contrasts visible belief with aural experiments, blending up the examples and speaking approximately pop track and opera within the similar analytical voice.” — Trevor Pinch, coauthor of Analog Days: the discovery and impression of the Moog Synthesizer

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