Notes on Aristotle’s Concept of Improvisation


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Improvisation is the origin of art and science, tragedy and comedy, acting and doing, of the self as improvising and improvised. But clearly we cannot use improvisation to explain improvisation. We cannot be satisfied with an argument that improvisation is, well, improvisational--nor simply free-play. Rather, improvisation as αὐτο-σχεδιάζεῖν, means self-schematization.
Keywords Improvisation  Self-schematization  Schematization  Aristotle  Poetics  Being  Unity  Metaphysics  Aesthetics
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DOI 10.1080/20539320.2015.11428462
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