Browsing NUI Galway Theses (PhD Theses) by Subject "Spontaneity"
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A conceptual history of the idea of self-causation: from Plato's forms to Hegel's concrete universal (2015-09-29)The dissertation is a historical-cum-conceptual examination of the idea of self-causation (causa sui). In the Western metaphysical tradition, self-causation has been understood in two ways: (i.) as an individual existent’s ...