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New Paper: A Music Worthy of The Name by Naomi Waltham-Smith

Naomi Waltham-Smith (Associate Professor, CIM) has published an article entitled ‘A Music Worthy of the Name; Or, Agamben’s Museicology’ in a special issue on music and theory, edited by Chris Swithinbank and Irving Goh, of CR: The New Centennial Review.

The article develops a critical reading from a Derridean perspective of the appendix to Agamben’s What is Philosophy?, interrogating music and sound’s (quasi)-transcendental status. It can be found here

“A Music Worthy of the Name; Or, Agamben’s Museicology,” special issue on Music & Theory, CR: The New Centennial Review 18, no. 2 (2018): 179–202.