## The finite, the infinite, and the absolute |

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Almighty analogies answer Berkeley's calls Nature classical closed system conceived or imagined continuous contradiction in terms curious diffidence discourse discover distinction dynamical emphasise engineers essence essentially example existence experiment experimental fact FIFTH MONTEFIORE finite arithmetic finite numbers finite or infinite finite universe fundamental concepts Giant-Land given instant greatest integer infinite sequences infinitely small infinitesimal period infinity interactions large number Lewis material bodies material universe mathe mathematical and physical mathematical situations mathematician matics meant MEMORIAL LECTURE 1964 modern analysis Montefiore Lecture motion Natural Philosophy Naturalist Newton's observe ontological argument parallel philosophical physicist problems PROFESSOR G Professor of Natural question reason relation satisfactory definition scholastic secondary importance Sedleian Professor self-consistent semantic analysis sense small numbers Snip SOUTHAMPTON THE FINITE space species of number speed Study of Religion successor Supernaturalist textbooks theistic theme theologian theology theoretic theory things totality of integers University of Oxford University of Southampton Weierstress