A Quote by Thomas Hobbes on understanding

To understand this for sense it is not required that a man should be a geometrician or a logician, but that he should be mad. ["This" is that the volume generated by revolving the region under 1/x from 1 to infinity has finite volume.]

Thomas Hobbes (1588 - 1679)

Source: N. Rose Mathematical Maxims and Minims, Raleigh NC: Rome Press Inc., 1988.

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