Henri Poincaré was a French mathematician who thought about space and wrote La Science et l’Hypothèse.
Quotes by Henri Poincaré in Time One
Every age has scoffed at its predecessor, accusing it of having generalized too boldly and too naïvely. Descartes used to commiserate the Ionians. Descartes in his turn makes us smile, and no doubt some day our children will laugh at us.