The Philosophy of Improvisation


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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 clich???s. 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, ...

The Philosophy of Improvisation 2011, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226662794

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The Philosophy of Improvisation 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226662787