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Institution and Divergence: Toward a Phenomenology of Music

Institution and Divergence: Toward a Phenomenology of Music <p>abstract:</p><p>The underlying claim of this article is that phenomenology is well situated to reorient the philosophy of music, a discipline too often concerned with logical wrangling over the ontology of musical works. By starting with the experience of music itself in its many forms, we can see how both work music and non-work music come to have sense for us. Specifically, I contend that Maurice Merleau-Ponty&apos;s notion that sense develops through what he calls "institution" accurately describes the sense of music, and I attempt to bear this out through careful description of multiple modes of musical experience.</p> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of Speculative Philosophy Penn State University Press

Institution and Divergence: Toward a Phenomenology of Music

The Journal of Speculative Philosophy , Volume 34 (3) – Aug 25, 2020

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Penn State University Press
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Abstract

<p>abstract:</p><p>The underlying claim of this article is that phenomenology is well situated to reorient the philosophy of music, a discipline too often concerned with logical wrangling over the ontology of musical works. By starting with the experience of music itself in its many forms, we can see how both work music and non-work music come to have sense for us. Specifically, I contend that Maurice Merleau-Ponty&apos;s notion that sense develops through what he calls "institution" accurately describes the sense of music, and I attempt to bear this out through careful description of multiple modes of musical experience.</p>

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The Journal of Speculative PhilosophyPenn State University Press

Published: Aug 25, 2020

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