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The Hum of the World: A Philosophy of Listening

The Hum of the World: A Philosophy of Listening

  • Author: Kramer, Lawrence
Summing Up: Recommended

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Contents

  • Prelude
  • Sound and Knowledge
  • The Audiable: An Introduction
  • Some Leitmotifs
  • The Standard of Vision
  • A Philosophy of Listening?
  • Constructive Description
  • Sight, Sound, and Language
  • The Sound of Words
  • Seeing, Saying, and Hearing
  • The Audiable: Variations on a Theme
  • Music in the Air
  • "No Sound without Music"
  • Language and the Human
  • Lord Bacon's Echoes
  • Ripple Effects: Distant Voices
  • The Infinite Broadcast
  • Immanence
  • Reading Transfigured: St. Augustine
  • To the Life: The Image
  • Moving Pictures
  • Modern Times: The Cartoon
  • The Sound of Meaning
  • Music and the Audiable: A Suite in Three Movements
  • Plato's Singing School
  • Musical Synesthesia
  • The Music of Language
  • The Soundscape
  • Song
  • Noise and Silence
  • Fish, Flesh, or Fowl
  • Sensory Hybrids
  • "Waiting to Be the Music"
  • Circle Songs
  • Forty-Part Motets
  • The Ether
  • Elemental Media
  • Elemental Fluids
  • Writing the Soundscape
  • Haunting Melodies
  • The Lifelike: The Undead
  • Beyond Words? 1
  • The Audiable and the Audible
  • Into Silence
  • Enchantments of the Name
  • The Inaudible
  • On Saying "I am"
  • The Shriek
  • Metal
  • Here Comes That Song Again
  • The Mirror of Silence
  • Rhythmic Hearing
  • Media All the Way Down
  • The Auditory Window
  • Cacophony: Dispossession (Beckett)
  • Euphony: Repossession (Beckett)
  • Worldly Dissonance
  • Sounds of Battle: The Civil War
  • Sounds of Battle: World War I
  • Ulysses in Auschwitz
  • Intermezzo
  • Sounding Bodies
  • Pandemonium?
  • Songs of Entropy
  • By Hand
  • Past and Present
  • Consciousness
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index