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It crushed them into the remotest recesses of their own minds, pressing out of them, like juices from the grape, all the false ardours and exaltations and undue self-values of the human soul, until they perceived themselves finite and small, specks and motes, moving with weak cunning and little wisdom amidst the play and inter-play of the great blind elements and forces.
His contention was that it was finer for a finite mortal speck of life to feel Godlike, than for a god to feel godlike; and so it was that he exalted what he deemed his mortality.
According to Spinoza finite objects are unreal, for they are conditioned by what is alien to them, and by one another.
For it is only the finite that has wrought and suffered; the infinite lies stretched in smiling repose.
How confidently did my dream contemplate this finite world, not new- fangledly, not old-fangledly, not timidly, not entreatingly:--
In order to obtain invariable physical laws, we have to proceed to differential equations, showing the direction of change at each moment, not the integral change after a finite interval, however short.
in "Life and Finite Individuality," edited for the Aristotelian Society, with an Introduction.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners will require companies to disclose transactions that could be considered finite reinsurance.
Abstract In this paper we study the Finite Smarandache-2-algebraic structure of Finite-near-ring, namely, Finite-Smarandache-near-ring, written as Finite-S-near-ring.
In a recent report on finite reinsurance, Fitch Ratings noted that "most arrangements that fall under the finite risk reinsurance umbrella are to lower reported losses or inflate reported surplus," but added that there is also "no simple definition for this complex product.
You want as much detail as you can get, but you have to choose the right number of finite elements to reduce your computation time and meet your deadline.