A geometry implies the heterogeneity of locus, namely that there is a locus of the Other. Regarding this locus of the Other, of one sex as Other, as absolute Other, what does the most recent development in topology allow us to posit? Jacques Lacan French Psychologist More Jacques Lacan Quotes 0

Point set topology is a disease from which the human race will soon recover. Henri Poincare French Mathematician More Henri Poincare Quotes 0

In Einstein's general relativity the structure of space can change but not its topology. Topology is the property of something that doesn't change when you bend it or stretch it as long as you don't break anything. Edward Witten American Mathematician More Edward Witten Quotes 0

There was a long history of speculation that in quantum gravity, unlike Einstein's classical theory, it might be possible for the topology of spacetime to change. Edward Witten American Mathematician More Edward Witten Quotes 0