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Aurelii Augustini de Musica Libri VI : a pythagorean interpretation

Collis, Frederick John

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This thesis attempts to interpret Augustine's of Hippo De Musica Libri VI in a fashion consistent with what I assume are typically pythagorean modes of thinking. Its fundamental principle is that the space-time universe and the atemporal universe of being are both constructed and understood on the model of the principles and arrangements of numbers. This position is embedded in a Platonic philosophical tradition communicated via Plotinus and Varro which more specifically...[Show more]

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Date published: 1982-12
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/133570

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