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The Mediation of the Event
The mediation of the event
Time, Space and Transformation

From a Bergsonian perspective we might wish to conclude that there are no events in the world but only flux, a ceaseless unfolding everywhere of an ever-new now-moment.1 If our encounters with the world yield to us determinate patterns and orderings, if we interpret and configure certain moments as standing in a particular causal relation to each other, then this is a consequence of our sense-making activities as entities who endure in the universe in the same emergent present as the events which we apprehend around us. The event, from this point of view, is a construct. In the world, simply, stuff happens. It is the observation of this ‘stuff’ by intentional beings ...

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