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Neuroscience and the Mystery of Music

Raymond Tallis.

Can neuroscience reveal the purpose of art? Can the philosophy of music be explained in terms of waves and particles? Physician and philosopher Raymond Tallis explains why our love for music may remain beyond science's grasp.

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