- Latin protensio. (Wiktionary)
“In a way, we are faced here with something like yet another reworking of the Husserlian analysis of temporality, and of the tension retention-protension that characterizes it: with the significant difference that time is no longer so much constituted for and by a consciousness, or even by an ex-sistence, as it is temporalized from out of the twofold horizon of the event of being.”
“_Dynamical_ Phenomena (protension, movement, succession) -- events transpiring in _time_, having beginning, succession, and end, which present themselves to us as the expression of _power_, and throw back their distinctive characteristics on their _dynamic_ source.”
“The miscalled eternity and infinity of nature is an _indefinite_ extension and protension in time and space, and, as _quantitative_, must necessarily be limited and measurable, therefore _finite_.”
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