2. The Classical Paradigm I: The Nature of the Performable Work

  1. David Davies

Published Online: 14 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444343458.ch2

Philosophy of the Performing Arts

Philosophy of the Performing Arts

How to Cite

Davies, D. (2011) The Classical Paradigm I: The Nature of the Performable Work, in Philosophy of the Performing Arts, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444343458.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

Book Series:

  1. Foundations of the Philosophy of the Arts

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philip Alperson

Series Editor Information

  1. Temple University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405188029

Online ISBN: 9781444343458

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Keywords:

  • Introduction - Berthold and Magda Go to the Symphony;
  • The Multiple Nature of Performable Works;
  • Performable Works as Types;
  • Varieties of Type Theories - Sonicism, Instrumentalism, and Contextualism;
  • Other Theories of the Performable Work;
  • “fully qualify”;
  • “the experiential role”;
  • “characteristically”;
  • “English ten pound note”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Berthold and Magda Go to the Symphony

  • The Multiple Nature of Performable Works

  • Performable Works as Types

  • Varieties of Type Theories: Sonicism, Instrumentalism, and Contextualism

  • Other Theories of the Performable Work