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Sounding the virtual [electronic resource] : Gilles Deleuze and the theory and philosophy of music / edited by Brian Hulse and Nick Nesbitt.

Contributor(s): Hulse, Brian Clarence | Nesbitt, Nick, 1964-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 288 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781409412090 (ebook); 1409412091 (ebook).Subject(s): Deleuze, Gilles, 1925-1995 -- Aesthetics | Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics | 1925-1995 | Aesthetics | Deleuze, Gilles | Music | Philosophy and aesthetics | Fine Arts | MUSIC / Instruction & Study / AppreciationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sounding the virtual.DDC classification: 781.1/7092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Music Examples; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; 1 The Image of Thought and Ideas of Music; 2 Thinking Musical Difference: Music Theory as Minor Science*; 3 A Deleuzian Noise/Excavating the Body of Abstract Sound; 4 The Sound of Repeating Life: Ethics and Metaphysics in Deleuze's Philosophy of Music; 5 Enforced Deterritorialization, or the Trouble with Musical Politics; 6 Gilles Deleuze and the Musical Spinoza; 7 Intensity, Music, and Heterogenesis in Deleuze*; 8 Critique and Clinique: From Sounding Bodies to the Musical Event
Summary: It is the contention of the editors and contributors of this volume that the work carried out by Gilles Deleuze, where rigorously applied, has the potential to cut through much of the intellectual sedimentation that has settled in the fields of music studies. Deleuze is a vigorous critic of the Western intellectual tradition, calling for a 'philosophy of difference', and, despite its ambitions, he is convinced that Western philosophy fails to truly grasp (or think) difference as such. It is argued that longstanding methods of conceptualizing music are vulnerable to Deleuze's critique. But, as
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Music Examples; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; 1 The Image of Thought and Ideas of Music; 2 Thinking Musical Difference: Music Theory as Minor Science*; 3 A Deleuzian Noise/Excavating the Body of Abstract Sound; 4 The Sound of Repeating Life: Ethics and Metaphysics in Deleuze's Philosophy of Music; 5 Enforced Deterritorialization, or the Trouble with Musical Politics; 6 Gilles Deleuze and the Musical Spinoza; 7 Intensity, Music, and Heterogenesis in Deleuze*; 8 Critique and Clinique: From Sounding Bodies to the Musical Event

It is the contention of the editors and contributors of this volume that the work carried out by Gilles Deleuze, where rigorously applied, has the potential to cut through much of the intellectual sedimentation that has settled in the fields of music studies. Deleuze is a vigorous critic of the Western intellectual tradition, calling for a 'philosophy of difference', and, despite its ambitions, he is convinced that Western philosophy fails to truly grasp (or think) difference as such. It is argued that longstanding methods of conceptualizing music are vulnerable to Deleuze's critique. But, as

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