Voice and presence: a phenomenological inquiry

Research output: Book/ReportPh.D. thesis

Abstract

How can voice be understood as a theme for philosophical inquiry? Using mostly phenomenological strategies and approximations, this thesis attempts to map a transdisciplinary constellation of nexus points, where voice emerges as an expressive manifestation of presence and living processes. Simultaneously situated, bodily and transgressive in the context of the notion of acoustic territories, the ambiguity of the voice and its potential as a both phenomenon, concept and tangible resonance of subjectivity, are explored via an inquiry informed by Ancient Philosophy, Sound Studies, Acoustics, Phenomenology and Artistic Research.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLisbon
PublisherUniversidade Nova de Lisboa
Number of pages230
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

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