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The philosophy of improvisation

Author: Gary Peters
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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...
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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.
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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.

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