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- ISBN: 9780470656808 | 0470656808
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/3/2012
Blues music not only sounds good, but has an almost universal appeal in its reflection of the common predicaments of humans. Within Blues - Philosophy for Everyone, a diverse range of thinkers and musicians offer illuminating essays that delve into human nature with unique musical insight. Presents a collection of fascinating insights into the depth of connection between the Blues and Philosophy Integrates the perspectives of philosophers, interdisciplinary academics including musicologists and sociologists, and blues musicians Explores links between blues and cultural expression, gender, catharsis, aesthetics, metaphysics, empathy, upheaval, luck and the human condition, amongst others Includes a foreword by Bruce Iglauer, founder of the independent blues record label Alligator Records