Portrait of George Berkeley

George Berkeley


English philosopher

Certainly he who can digest a second or third fluxion need not, methinks, be squeamish about any point in divinity.

TOPICS: philosophy, fluxions, infinity, religion

And what are these same evanescent increments? They are neither finite quantities, nor quantities infinitely small, nor yet nothing. May we not call them the ghosts of departed quantities?

TOPICS: infinity, fluxions, philosophy