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The Study on the Aesthetics of Music in <Wenzi>

Author JiangJing
Tutor LuoYiFeng
School Xi'an Conservatory of Music
Course Music Aesthetics
Keywords <WenZi> Ting Dao(听道) the philosophy of hearing the culture of hearing
CLC J601
Type Master's thesis
Year 2006
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<WenZi>, a literature of Taoist school’s ideology, was considered a pseudographall the while. So it was unknown to public in the history of philosophy and ideology.However, the incomplete <WenZi> bamboo slips were unearthed at No.40 Han gravesin Ding County, He Bei Province in 1973. They were reorganized. It was found that thesix chapters of the incomplete <WenZi> bamboo slips were same as the current editionof <WenZi>.There were some articles which were not found in the current edition of<WenZi>.The discovery of the <WenZi> bamboo slips expurgate the dense fogpersisted for hundreds of years and prove that the <WenZi> is a literature of Taoistschool’s ideology, it is not a pseudograph. The academe is stimulated by the discovery.They consider that it has significant research value and is necessary to research it overagain, we should resume the status in the history of philosophy and ideology. Althoughthere was some discussion about each layers of <WenZi> ideology in academe, such as“confucian”, “inaction”. However, it is not include the whole <WenZi> ideology. Forexample, no scholar has ever studyeded the ideology of music in <WenZi>, whereasthe ideology of music which containing abundant connotation is worth paying closeattention and studying for us, which leave over a new route to research. This article isexpected to make a thorough research and discussiong about ideology of music in<WenZi>.

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