infinite duration

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For Leibniz we do have positive ideas of infinite duration and infinite immensity, provided that each "is conceived not as an infinite whole but rather as an absolute, i.
This is a one-time and temporary decision, not a freeze of unlimited and infinite duration.
In the Islamic world, calligraphy is revered as a medium of infinite duration and a visual expression of faith.
Hence sound art's coincidence and connection with Minimalism, Earthworks, installation, and other forms that, as Michael Fried famously complained, substitute infinite duration for transcendent presentness.
The ever-lower cost to generate digital content and the continually lower costs to store and retrieve data make the growth of digital content an event of infinite duration.
Assuming an infinite duration extending from a past without beginning to the present moment, this possibility must have been realized, given the specified condition.
Assuming as given a possibility that tends toward realization in the context of an infinite duration, the constant realization of other possibilities that are incompossible with and that prevent the realization of the given one may itself be something possible.
No mention is made in the text of the third way of the principle about genuine possibility and infinite duration that Gilson cites.
I have argued that one cannot successfully defend the argument by appealing to the principle about genuine possibility and infinite duration, as Gilson does, or by analyzing the fallacy of composition in the way that Edwards suggests, or by understanding the logic and content of the third way by drawing on the Aristotelian references that Owens cites or by comparing the third way to the argument in the Summa Contra Gentiles in the manner that Owens does.
It is well known that an ideal rectangular bandpass filter requires an impulse re sponse of infinite duration, which is unrealizable in practice.
What (6) tells us is that the world, taken as actually existing through an infinite duration of time, was possible; hence, the possibility raised in (6) is of something infinite in duration, an actually infinite thing.