Gilles Deleuze : musique, philosophie et devenir

Abstract : According to Gilles Deleuze, writing about music would be a summit of thought, the idea of superiority of the music is even asserted. Deleuze doesn’t think the relationship between music and philosophy as a comment but as a becoming. Music is not just a subject of analysis since in turn influences the style of conceptualization of the philosopher. The musical question thus revolves around two perspectives : a becoming-music of philosophy, a becoming-conceptual of music. For example,the concept of refrain refers to both a "little song" and the eternal return of Nietzsche.Becoming-music of philosophy is an artistic dimension of thought, so the writing style became a major issue. Deleuze shares with writers the creation of a foreign language in everyday language - which tends to create a « musicalisation » of words. As the writer invents a word music with a continuously variable setting of the language, the music of philosophy implies a continuous variation of the concept, including the use of metaphor. The philosophical text then refuses any interpretative approach to concentrate the affective part of the text. Such becoming is not without producing a form of ambiguity since it ultimately makes indistinguishable poetry and philosophy. How to take music fot the deleuzian concept in the field of philosophy?The same continuous variation is seen under high aesthetic ideal within the becomingconceptual of music. This second perspective corresponds to a more traditional aspect of Deleuze's thought since music is subjected to the ontological apparatus of the philosopher. Inspired by Wagner, Proust, Bergson and Boulez, Deleuze develops a metaphysic ofmusic based on two notions : the pure past and reminiscence. Because of such an idealistic conception of music aspect, Deleuze opposes Nietzsche's aesthetics to revive the romantism
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John Raby. Gilles Deleuze : musique, philosophie et devenir. Art et histoire de l'art. Université Rennes 2, 2015. Français. ⟨NNT : 2015REN20011⟩. ⟨tel-01143931⟩

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