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Raptis, Theocharis – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2019
In this paper I will explore the contribution of philosophical anthropology to music education research which, over recent years, has been showing an increasing interest in the human body. In order to do this I will especially be drawing on the ideas of one of its pioneers, Helmuth Plessner. Plessner's philosophy should be understood as an effort…
Descriptors: Human Body, Music Education, Phenomenology, Educational Philosophy
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McPhail, Graham – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2018
In this paper I begin to theorize what secondary school music education might look like "post-deconstruction." In particular, I explore the argument for a reconsideration of the importance of conceptualization in the process of music education. I argue that is it through coming into contact with powerful conceptual knowledge that…
Descriptors: Acoustics, Secondary School Students, Music Education, Musicians
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Chapman Hill, Stuart – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2018
In this paper, I apply John Cage's wide musical embrace of sound to the field of music education and explore its curricular and practical implications. In particular, I ask music teachers to consider themselves teachers of sound, or "sound teachers." I argue that privileging sound as our chief concern leads us to reconsider the ways we…
Descriptors: Music Education, Acoustics, Teaching Methods, Music Activities