TITLE

Vico's Song: Detours at the Origins of (Ethno)Musicology

AUTHOR(S)
Tomlinson, Gary
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Fall99, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p344
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that Giambattista Vico's `Scienza Nuova' rewrote the history of primordial song. Vico's rejection of the possibility that ancient song embodies esoteric, proto-Christian philosophy as well as repudiation of demonism in ancient song; Three evolutionary stages of nations; Song's role in Vico's historiography.
ACCESSION #
3256213

 

Related Articles

  • GIAMBATTISTA VICO (1668-1744) UND DER BEGINN DER PRAGMATIK. Windisch, Rudolf // Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Philologia;2009, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p29 

    The following article may be considered as a contribution to a deepened understanding of the Neapolitan philosopher Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) and his major work, La Scienza Nuova (1725, 1744), disregarded by his contemporaries. Vicos approach to explain the creation of language with regard...

  • Giambattista Vico and the quarrel between the ancients and the moderns. Levine, J.M. // Journal of the History of Ideas;Jan-Mar91, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p55 

    States that Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico has long been perceived as an original thinker who was ahead of his time and whose views have addressed many of our contemporary dilemmas, but in fact, he was addressing issues raised in the quarrel between the ancients and the moderns. Several...

  • The problem of oral tradition in Vico's historical scholarship. Hutton, Patrick H. // Journal of the History of Ideas;Jan-Mar92, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p3 

    Analyzes the nature and significance of ancient texts of eighteenth century Neapolitan philosopher Giambattista Vico for what they reveal about a still earlier, preliterate culture. Semiotics; Alphabetic literacy; Poetic sources of knowledge; New science of history; Development of the Roman...

  • The antimodernist. Lilla, Mark // Wilson Quarterly;Summer93, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p32 

    Profiles philosopher Giambattista Vico. Belief of readers on the philosophical principles essential to the modern outlook; Exploitation of Vico's ideas by German thinkers of the 19th century; Interpretation of Vico as a pluralist; Insights on the founders of modern political philosophy; Debate...

  • Vico, Religious Humanism and the Sephardic Tradition. Faur, José // Judaism;Winter78, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p63 

    Focuses on the contribution of Giambattista Vico on religious humanism. Application of the views of Vico on secular rationalism; Examination of the views of Voltaire and Vico concerning man and history; Similarities between Roman and Hebrew traditions.

  • Verum-factum and practical wisdom in the early writings of Giambattista Vico. Miner, Robert C. // Journal of the History of Ideas;Jan98, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p53 

    Offers a sympathetic interpretation of writer Giambattista Vico's early literary work on prudentia, and its links to both verum-factum and rhetoric. Discussion on ethics; Vico's view on some critics; Reference to an ethics of maxims as self-deluding and self-frustrating; Arguments made by Vico.

  • VIco and Pragmatism: New Variations on Vichian Themes. Palmer, L.M. // Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society;Summer2002, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p433 

    Talks about pragmatism and the philosopher Giambattista Vico. Details on the complexities of pragmatism; Dependence of Vico's thought and pragmatism on the open texture of his tropos on which he grounds the truth of mathematics; Discussion on Vico's rejection of the myth of the given and...

  • Vico on Metaphor: Implications for Rhetorical Criticism. Bryan, Ferald J. // Philosophy & Rhetoric;Fall1986, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p255 

    This article considers how Giambattista Vico's theory of metaphor may be used by rhetorical theorists or critics as an important tool in deciphering the mental activity of speakers in several contexts. First, the paper will evaluate how several contemporary writers have assessed Vico's place in...

  • Philosophy and poetry: The war renewed? Harris, H.S. // Clio;Summer94, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p395 

    Attempts to set up a perspective within which Giambattista Vico studies should be viewed with particular emphasis on Donald Phillip Verene's interpretation `Vico's Science of Imagination.' Description of how the perspective was set up; Verene's theory of `recollective imagination'; Vico's...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics