Epistemology is the study and investigation of the nature of knowledge, and related topics such as rationality, consciousness, perception, and questions of justification and explanation.
Epistemological questions in the philosophy of jazz are of the general form:
WHAT is known? How is it known, or not? How is it perceived?
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- Ep00. The history of jazz
- Ep0. Why and How should (the history of) jazz be studied in Philosophy of Jazz?
- Ep1. What does the ideal jazz musician know how to do?
- Ep2. To what extent can jazz and improvisation be taught?
- Ep3. On mistakes and jazz Improvisations
- Ep4. How do musical effects affect jazz?
- Ep5. Can music represent?
- Ep6. Will any musicians be playing jazz 10,000 years from now?
- Ep7. Can there be non-auditory music?
- Ep8. How could it be known that Australian jazz has a national musical identity (differing from American jazz)?
Internet Resources for Jazz History
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Internet Resources on Epistemology