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Partial views and universals. Comments of a musician on ‘Art and the Brain’

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Both issues of the Journal of Consciousness Studies on ‘Art and the Brain’[ Vol.6, No.6/7; Vol.8, No.8/9] were enlightening yet seriously lacking. As a musician, it was disconcerting to read such a wide-ranging title and discover that there was nothing pertinent about music and hearing, the performing arts and other forms of art. I concur with most of the criticisms made here and there, including those on jcs-online, in particular the contributions by Amy Ione and Donnya Wheelwell in the second issue. The following comments and observations explain why I find the overall treatment of art in these issues completely unsatisfactory.
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Keywords: Consciousness; music; perception; sensorial anthropology; sensory modality

Document Type: Review Article

Affiliations: 5561 rue Clark, Montreal, Quebec, H2T 2V5, Canada.

Publication date: 2001-01-01

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