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The Phenomenology of a Simple Song: Expression, Creativity, and the Recovery of Aesthetics
Abstract By placing aesthetics as art back within the phenomena of experience, this work seeks to recover philosophical aesthetics from the marginal position into which it has been relegated. Merleau-Ponty’s thought and ...
Humanasonics: Compositions Inspired by Anthropological Human Universals
Human universals are the commonalitiesthe onenessof mankind, and anthropology is charged with their study. Universals form a general, immutable foundational theory of humanity. The purpose of this thesis is to show how ...
Schopenhauer's Psychological Worldview: History, Philosophy and Relevance
The complete philosophical works of Arthur Schopenhauer are explored through a comprehensive psychological reading that intends to highlight the holistic theories of human nature that amount to a pessimistic and metaphysical ...
Rhythm and the Monstrous: A Diary Manifesto for Oil Painters
The invisible threads that form identity politics are especially messy today. Through the lens of a transnational/intersectional/feminist sensibility, my thesis paper and body of work weaves influences from both visual ...
Artist Growth of a Singer-Songwriter: A Personal Testimonial
This thesis is a study of creativity with attention placed on the personal experience of myself as a songwriter. It contains a personal account of my experiences with relation to music, my chosen artistic medium, in ...
Changing Our Tune: A Music-Based Approach to Teaching, Learning, and Resolving Conflict
The need for change within the legal profession and legal education is critical. To remain relevant and responsive to twenty-first century challenges and complexities the next generation of professionals must be creative, ...