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I claim that in tense-oriented languages like Dutch and German, it is the discovery of the distinction between infinitival and finite marking which is responsible for this first fission, whereas in aspectual-oriented languages like Russian, it is the perfective/imperfective opposition which is used to convey the same basic distinction in temporal reference BY IMPLICATION (then to be complemented by the finiteness distinction in a further step).
As different predictions are made for RIs and finite sentences, a division is made between sentences on the basis of presence or absence of finiteness.
As a way of avoiding this conclusion, it has been suggested that child RIs result from the nonadult properties of the syntax/pragmatics interface, rather than attesting to a syntactic deficit that involves optional projection of finiteness features.
The human being as role in the drama of life on the stage of the world is a conceptual allegory that arises from insight into the finiteness of life.
A historian or linguist would argue that on the cosmic scale, the rapidity with which languages come and go proves their finiteness and their inferiority to time.
Finiteness is the capacity to head a potentially independent predication.
Under the conditions of finiteness plurality is not our disability, but our salvation.
Rather than being overwhelmed by finiteness and nonbeing, a healthy and adaptive individual embraces existential anxiety.
Cartwright states with a view to Schopenhauer's readings: "These Early Romantics promoted the cultivation of one's feelings and imagination as the means of knowledge, fostered an idiosyncratic form of individuality, self-consciously employed mythology, loved fairy tales and the Orient, glorified art--especially music--and sought to transcend all finiteness, limitation, and dualism through identification with some greater whole.
In spite of the finiteness of his system man is always present to himself in his entirety.
The finiteness of specifics to the bringing of a ladder falls upon some individuals.
Such arguments have become dubious on Earth, as wc realize the finiteness of its resources, but in space such limits are very-distant indeed.