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The Philosophy of Improvisation$

Gary Peters

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780226662787

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226662800.001.0001

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(p.187) Index

(p.187) Index

Source:
The Philosophy of Improvisation
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Adorno, Theodor, 3–6, 11–12, 75–89, 100–101, 121, 125, 129, 152
alteration, 66
Althusser, Louis, 88
Artaud, Antonin, 3–4, 6, 88, 90–94, 106, 113
as-if, 136, 139
attunement, 49
Bailey, Derek, 35, 38, 44, 56, 68–69, 83, 107–8, 142, 146–47
Baudelaire, Charles, 19, 127–28, 131
Beckett, Samuel, 167
beginning, 1–2, 51, 57, 63, 70–71, 84, 97–99, 104, 109, 135, 170
being-with, 17, 67
Benjamin, Walter, 2, 4, 6, 9, 18, 32–34, 45, 61–62, 65, 68, 84, 86, 94, 100
Bennink, Han, 68
Beresford, Steve, 52, 68
Bergson, Henri, 133
Berio, Luciano, 3–4, 81, 83–84, 101–5 passim, 111, 169
Berlin, Isaiah, 22–23, 55
Bernstein, Jay, 28, 33, 41, 47, 110
Blanchot, Maurice, 5–6, 54, 69, 148–49, 161
boringness, 64
Boulez, Pierre, 3–4, 76, 81–84, 91, 97, 101–5
passim, 169
Braxton, Anthony, 21–23
Brecht, Berthold, 94, 105
Bryars, Gavin, 76, 107–11
Bryson, Norman, 49
Cage, John, 58, 76, 79, 110–11
Cardew, Cornelius, 37–38, 47
Caygill, Howard, 32–34, 61, 68, 72, 110
chance, 49, 109–11
circus, 88
Clarke, Eric, 63–65, 69
clichés, 4, 83–84, 95, 99–100, 109, 127, 129–31
comedy, 126–31
competition, 51–53
concealment/unconcealment, 69
conscience, 120, 124
(p.188) contingency, 49–50, 71, 95, 97, 105, 111, 142
Coxhill, Lol, 68
cruelty, 89–94, 113
Davidson, Martin, 111
Dean, Roger, 23
delay, 160
Deleuze, Gilles, 4–5, 136, 145–50, 163–65
Deliege, Celestin, 82
De Man, Paul, 106
Derrida, Jacques, 4, 6, 36, 76, 88, 95–96, 113, 139, 142, 145, 150, 153, 167–70
Descartes, René, 6, 148
dialogue, 3, 50, 55–56, 60, 66, 89, 98, 124, 150, 167
difference, 137–38
distancing, 110
dis-traction, 160–61
Duthuit, Georges, 167
ear, 56, 58, 123
Eliot, T.S., 143
empathy, 66–67, 98, 152
errancy, 122, 162
espacement, 4, 6, 88, 113, 153
eternal recurrence, 134, 138, 140, 143
eye, 56, 58, 123
fascination, 70
fear, 44–46
feeling, 41
fireworks, 89
fixity/unfixity, 83, 91–93, 95, 97–98, 106, 113, 115, 142
freedom, 21–25, 28, 37, 43, 72–73, 121, 125, 127, 141, 167
forgetting/forgetfulness, 31, 45, 82, 84, 133, 141
Foster, Susan Leigh, 29–30, 38, 114
futurity, 133
Gadamer, Hans-Georg, 102, 157–59
gaze, 49–50
genius, 31, 35, 37, 39, 139
Gere, David, 50
Gervais, Ricky, 129–31
gesture, 83, 98, 101, 105, 113
Haring, Keith, 49–50
hearing/hearkening, 5, 57, 123, 152, 158, 170
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, 14–15, 66, 79, 105, 108, 170
Heidegger, Martin, 2–6, 12, 15–17, 32–35, 45, 51, 61–66, 72, 84, 100, 106, 117–37 passim, 146, 150–70 passim
hermeneutics, 155–59
Hicks, Steven, 38
Hill, Constance Valis, 52
Holderlin, Friedrich, 152
hyperawareness, 3, 29–30, 34, 36, 53, 71, 98–99
idiomatic improvisation, 142
imagination, 35, 62
immanent critique, 76
innovation, 103–5, 118–19, 140
interruption, 58, 70, 87, 106, 112
jargon, 152
Jaspers, Karl, 151
Jay, Martin, 86
Johnstone, Keith, 9, 18, 39–40, 44–45, 58–59, 64, 75, 97, 129
judges, 45
Kafka, Franz, 161
Kant, Immanuel, 2, 6, 15, 24–50 passim, 98, 134–140 passim
Kierkegaard, Soren, 48, 69, 125, 138
Klee, Paul, 2, 18, 34
laughter, 127, 165
Leigh, Mike, 129
(p.189) Levinas, Emmanuel, 4, 51–52, 69, 119, 131–33, 136
Luhmann, Niklas, 69, 112
Marcuse, Herbert, 24–25
marked/unmarked space, 1, 4, 12, 14, 29–30, 71
Marks, Victoria, 112–13
Meier, Richard, 76
memorial aesthetics, 30–31, 42, 84
memory, 81
Merchant, Steven, 129–31
Merleau-Ponty, Maurice, 150–51
method/methodology, 5–6, 147–49, 160, 162
mimesis/imitation, 4, 85–92, 100, 106
mourning, 32–34, 41, 47, 61, 68, 110
negative/positive, 53–54
Nemo, Phillipe, 119
Nietzsche, Friedrich, 4–6, 17, 48, 82, 84, 117, 133–42, 154, 163
nomad/nomadism, 150, 164
observational directives, 112–13
obviousness, 97
ontology, 155
open, the, 15–17, 37
oratory, 150
origin/origination/originality, 13, 35, 51, 61–63, 97, 104, 139
Oxley, Tony, 58
Parker, Evan, 26
passionate pulsation, 92
pasta, 75–76
philosophy (of improvisation) 145–47
play/“play-drive,” 2, 25–28, 34, 109, 158, 165, 167
postmodernism, 118
predictability/unpredictability, 97, 102–3, 105
Prevost, Eddie, 37–38, 65
pseudo-individualization, 27–28, 85, 94–95, 101, 109, 121–22
recognition, 14–16, 64–65
re-novation, 126, 142
repetition, 121, 137
representation/reproduction, 87–88
research, 148–49
rhythm, 51–52, 58, 62, 79–81
Richter, Gerhard, 39
Ricouer, Paul, 35, 155, 157
ritornello, 5, 146, 164
Rosenzweig, Franz, 3, 6, 55–58, 69, 123
Safranski, Rudiger, 138, 151
same sameness, 138
Schiller, Friedrich, 2, 24–25, 28, 48, 55
Schlegel, Friedrich, 6, 69, 104, 106, 108
Schleiermacher, Friedrich, 156–59
Schoenberg, Arnold, 80
scrap yard, 2, 10, 16–17, 33
second order observation, 112
Seed, Diane, 75
sensus communis, 2, 28, 30, 34, 36, 43, 46–47, 49, 57, 67, 84, 99–100, 108
showing, 94–95, 108, 112–14
shudder, 88
silence, 57, 69, 124
Smith, LaDonna, 21, 26, 47
smooth space, 163
Socrates, 153
Sorrell, Neil, 9
speaking, 153
Spolin, Viola, 46, 51, 65
standardization, 78, 100
Stevens, John, 26, 123
Stravinsky, Igor, 80
tap dancing, 52–53
teaching, 150
theory (of improvisation), 146–47
there/given, 4–5, 12, 119–43 passim, 152, 157, 170
“they,” the, 120–21, 124, 131, 166
tilting, 59, 112
(p.190) timing, 127, 165
Toop, David, 26, 53
Tradition, 48
tragedy, 32–34, 48, 57–58, 61, 72, 100, 110, 142
transformation, 66–67, 102
uncanniness/canniness, 120, 131
Watson, Ben, 52, 56, 58
Wagner, Richard, 4, 81, 91
Weil, Simone, 54–55
will-to-power, 134–36, 139–40, 143
yes, 39–40, 99, 115
Zarathustra, 141