Good and evil, right and wrong, become infinitesimal, ephemeral matters.
While still an undergraduate he formed a league with John Herschel and Charles Babbage, to conduct the famous struggle of "d-ism versus dot-age," which ended in the introduction into Cambridge of the continental notation in the infinitesimal calculus to the exclusion of the fluxional notation of Sir Isaac Newton.
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The advantages it can offer to its host are, however, infinitesimal when compared with the injury it does it.
The former was professor of mathematics at Bologna, and published, among other works, a treatise on the infinitesimal calculus.