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Unformatted text preview: in indefinitum )" (A512/B540). This Antinomy, along with the Second, is a mathematical antinomy. It has only to do with the extension (in space and time) of the world and not with the conditions under which any of its states have come about. Each prior state of the world, or remote object, is only a limitation of the present state or local object. Even in the argument for the Antithesis, the only use of the Priniciple of Sufficient Reason is negative; if there were an empty time, there would be no reason for the world's coming into being at any one time rather than another. The time's being filled does not of itself yield a sufficient reason for anything; only rules of the understanding can do so. Antinomies which concern use of the rules of the understanding in determining the existence of objects and their states are called dynamical antinomies....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
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