The Bankruptcy of Aesthetic Autonomy: Music as a Social Praxis and Agency

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Abstract: For many years, music education has followed the theory that it is rationalized in schools as aesthetic education. For many years, I have argued against this theory in numerous journal articles and books. The following is a light summary of my philosophy of music as a social praxis and form of agency. It is intended especially for pre-service students, and for those new to my ouvre, as an overview of many years of advancing praxis rather than aesthetics as the basis for music education.

Author: Thomas A. Regelski — University of Helsinki, Finland

Published 1/19/2020

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