Quantity is not anything, in itself without comparison, for it exists only external to and relative to something that has been created. In nature, to be sure, there is nothing that can be said to be great or small, long or short, high or deep, wide or narrow, unless it is in respect to or in comparison with something else.


Empty Space Foregoing Discussion Modern Philosophy Sufficient Magnitude Infinite Space 
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  • Otto Von Guericke

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