Randy.L.Kemp at motorola.com
Tue Jul 3 16:07:33 EDT 2001
And if you want a good contrast to Leibnitz, try Authur Schopenhauer.
From: pinard at iro.umontreal.ca [mailto:pinard at iro.umontreal.ca]
Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2001 3:02 PM
To: tundra at tundraware.com
Cc: python-list at python.org
Subject: Re: Calculus
> I thought it was Voltaire who said we live in the best of all possible
> world (in 'Candide')...
Panglos, Candide's teacher and philosopher, was repeating that sentence
at every turn of the page, indeed. But Voltaire's intent was laughing at
Leibnitz philosophy, making it look ridiculous.
François Pinard http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~pinard
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