Christoph Bernhard Francke
Gottfried von Leibniz was a German philosopher and mathematician who invented the binary number system and, along with Newton, modern calculus.
Quotes by Gottfried Leibniz in Time One
Now, supposing space to be something in itself, besides the order of the bodies among themselves, it is impossible that there should be a reason why God should have placed them in space after one certain particular manner and not otherwise, preserving the same situations of bodies among themselves; why everything was not placed in quite a contrary way, for example, by changing East into West.
For my part, I have said several times that I hold space to be something merely relative, as time is, taking space to be an order of coexistences, as time is an order of successions. As for my own opinion, I hold space to be something purely relative, as time is, that I hold to be an order of coexistences, as time is an order of successions.