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Title: Bergson, Plotinus and the harmonics of evolution
Author: Hubbard, Lynn
ISNI:       0000 0004 7425 6789
Awarding Body: University of the West of England
Current Institution: University of the West of England, Bristol
Date of Award: 2018
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This thesis argues that Bergson and Plotinus replicate the Pythagorean tradition by proposing a philosophy of dynamic transformation underpinned by two fundamental and interlinked premises: a universe generated and governed by a natural law of musical harmonics, and the concept of kairos as time signifying the emergence of qualitative change.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Bergson ; Plotinus ; Harmonics ; Kairos ; Neoplatonism ; Pythagoreanism ; Enneads