Articles about Ethics

Uncommon Commonalities: Cosmopolitan Ethics as a Framework for Music Education Policy Analysis
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 87-95

Contemporary American education policy rhetoric is problematic because its authors' assertions, particularly those about the goals of education, frequently conflict with their implied moral and/or ethical commitments. This philosophical policy analysis uses Appiah's cosmopolitan principles to examine the ethical implications ...

Behind the Doors: Perceptions of Reality
Music and Politics (2016) Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. np

If it is hyperbolic to claim that the Doors started a whole new discourse on dimensions so important and all-encompassing as aesthetics, ethics, society, and politics, it is nonetheless sensible to discuss whether the band threw the seeds for a ...

Harmolodic Pedagogy and the Challenge of Omni-Musicality
Jazz Perspectives (2015) Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 173-192

This essay considers the pedagogical legacies of ethnomusicologist Mantle Hood and jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman, both of whom began their careers studying musical improvisation in Los Angeles in the 1950s. Drawing from a contemporary pedagogical case study that draws from ...

La certitude du possible. L'éthique du non engagement dans l'art de Barnabás Dukay

As a former member of the New Music Studio (1970-90), Barnabás Dukay (1950) started his career in the context of American minimal music and European serialism. Nonetheless, his music has little in common with that of the members of the ...

Total Eclipse
Opera (2015) Vol. 66, No. 12, pp. 1517