skip to content
The philosophy of improvisation Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The philosophy of improvisation

Author: Gary Peters
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Improvisation is usually either lionized as an ecstatic experience of being in the moment or disparaged as the thoughtless recycling of cliches. Eschewing both of these orthodoxies, The Philosophy of Improvisation ranges across the arts-from music to theater, dance to comedy-and considers the improvised dimension of philosophy itself in order to elaborate an innovative concept of improvisation. Gary Peters turns to  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Peters, Gary, 1952-
Philosophy of improvisation.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008033642
(OCoLC)237325254
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Peters
ISBN: 9780226662800 0226662802
OCLC Number: 435911892
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 190 pages)
Contents: Introduction : the sense of a beginning --
Scrap yard challenge : junkyard wars --
Freedom, origination, and irony --
Mimesis and cruelty --
Improvisation, origination, and re-novation --
Conclusion : improvisation, thinking, writing.
Responsibility: Gary Peters.

Abstract:

Improvisation is usually either lionized as an ecstatic experience of being in the moment or disparaged as the thoughtless recycling of cliches. Eschewing both of these orthodoxies, The Philosophy of Improvisation ranges across the arts-from music to theater, dance to comedy-and considers the improvised dimension of philosophy itself in order to elaborate an innovative concept of improvisation. Gary Peters turns to many of the major thinkers within continental philosophy-including Heidegger, Nietzsche, Adorno, Kant, Benjamin, and Deleuze-offering readings of their reflections on im.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/435911892> # The philosophy of improvisation
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "435911892" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Chicago> ; # Chicago
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ilu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/968306> ; # Improvisation (Music)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1030408> ; # Music--Philosophy and aesthetics
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/ML3877> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85088808> ; # Music--Philosophy and aesthetics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/140887831#Topic/music_instruction_&_study_composition> ; # MUSIC--Instruction & Study--Composition
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/781.36/e22/> ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/249077114> ; # Gary Peters
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description "Introduction : the sense of a beginning -- Scrap yard challenge : junkyard wars -- Freedom, origination, and irony -- Mimesis and cruelty -- Improvisation, origination, and re-novation -- Conclusion : improvisation, thinking, writing."@en ;
    schema:description "Improvisation is usually either lionized as an ecstatic experience of being in the moment or disparaged as the thoughtless recycling of cliches. Eschewing both of these orthodoxies, The Philosophy of Improvisation ranges across the arts-from music to theater, dance to comedy-and considers the improvised dimension of philosophy itself in order to elaborate an innovative concept of improvisation. Gary Peters turns to many of the major thinkers within continental philosophy-including Heidegger, Nietzsche, Adorno, Kant, Benjamin, and Deleuze-offering readings of their reflections on im."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/140887831> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/237325254> ;
    schema:name "The philosophy of improvisation"@en ;
    schema:productID "435911892" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/435911892#PublicationEvent/chicago_university_of_chicago_press_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/140887831#Agent/university_of_chicago_press> ; # University of Chicago Press
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=285075> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10317921> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=448572> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=448572> ;
    schema:url <http://www.library.yorku.ca/e/resolver/id/1872106> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=223989> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=285075> ;
    schema:url <http://chicago.universitypressscholarship.com/view/10.7208/chicago/9780226662800.001.0001/upso-9780226662787> ;
    schema:url <http://www.dawsonera.com/depp/reader/protected/external/AbstractView/S9780226662800> ;
    schema:url <https://ezproxy.aub.edu.lb/login?url=http://chicago.universitypressscholarship.com/view/10.7208/chicago/9780226662800.001.0001/upso-9780226662787> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226662800> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/435911892> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/Chicago> # Chicago
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Chicago" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/140887831#Agent/university_of_chicago_press> # University of Chicago Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of Chicago Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/140887831#Topic/music_instruction_&_study_composition> # MUSIC--Instruction & Study--Composition
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "MUSIC--Instruction & Study--Composition"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85088808> # Music--Philosophy and aesthetics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Music--Philosophy and aesthetics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1030408> # Music--Philosophy and aesthetics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Music--Philosophy and aesthetics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/968306> # Improvisation (Music)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Improvisation (Music)"@en ;
    .

<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=285075>
    rdfs:comment "Available to Stanford-affiliated users." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/249077114> # Gary Peters
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1952" ;
    schema:familyName "Peters" ;
    schema:givenName "Gary" ;
    schema:name "Gary Peters" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226662800>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0226662802" ;
    schema:isbn "9780226662800" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/237325254>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Philosophy of improvisation." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/435911892> ; # The philosophy of improvisation
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.