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Introduction : the poetic topos of the doctrine of transmigration Genealogy of the doctrine of transmigration Beyond mysticism and science : symbolism and philosophical magic The emergence of mystic cults and the immortal soul Philolaus and the question of pythagorean harmony The alleged critique of Pythagoras by Parmenides Between the earth and the sky : on the pythagorean divine The pythagorean bios and the doctrine of transmigration The path of the event The path of remembrance or return The platonic rupture : writing and difference Plotinus : the ascent of the soul toward the one Plotinus as neoplatonic mystic : letter to Flaccus Epilogue : the fate of the doctrine of transmigration.