Albrecht Wellmer
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Albrecht Wellmer

Albrecht Wellmer was born in 1933. He studied mathematics, physics, philosophy and sociology, becoming a disciple of the musicologist and philosopher Theodor W. Adorno. Until his retirement in 2001, he taught at New York's New School for Social Research, as well as at the University of Constance and at the Free University in Berlin. In 2006 he was awarded the city of Frankfurt's prestigious Theodor W. Adorno Prize for his outstanding work in the field of philosophy and music.

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The Grammar of Sound

The Grammar of Sound

Music is generally considered an art form that exists beyond the realm of language, but the fact remains that the structures which differentiate music from mere unformulated sounds are comparable ...

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Albrecht Wellmer


2011 Anna-Krüger-Preis des Wissenschaftskollegs zu Berlin

2006 Theodor-W.-Adorno-Preis


Im Carl Hanser Verlag ist erschienen:
2009 Versuch über Musik und Sprache

Weitere Veröffentlichungen ( Auswahl):
1985 Zur Dialektik von Moderne und Postmoderne
1986 Ethik und Dialog
1993 Endspiele: Die unversöhnliche Moderne
2004 Sprachphilosophie
2007 Wie Worte Sinn machen