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Leibniz and the English-speaking world

Author: Pauline Phemister; Stuart C Brown
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, ©2007.
Series: New synthese historical library, v. 62.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Conference publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the attention awarded in the English-speaking world to German philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. Complete with an introductory overview, this book collects fourteen essays that consider  Read more...

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Named Person: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pauline Phemister; Stuart C Brown
ISBN: 9781402052422 1402052421 140205243X 9781402052439
OCLC Number: 74524323
Description: xv, 246 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Leibniz and the English-speaking world : an introductory overview / Stuart Brown and Pauline Phemister --
Leibniz's debt to Hobbes / George MacDonald Ross --
Tow opponents of material atomism : Cavendish and Leibniz / Catherine Wilson --
Dalgarno, Wilkins, Leibniz and the descriptive nature of metaphysical concepts / Andreas Blank --
"Un de mes amis" : on Leibniz's relation to the English mathematician and theologian John Wallis / Philip Beeley --
Leibniz and Robert Boyle : reason and faith : rationalism and voluntarism / Stuart Brown --
Leibniz and the Cambridge Platonists : the debate over plastic natures / Justin E.H. Smith and Pauline Phemister --
Leibniz's Nouveaux essais : a contest by dialogue / Martha Brandt Bolton --
Leibniz, Locke, and the epistemology of toleration / Nicholas Jolley --
"Is the logic in London different from the logic in Hanover?" : some methodological issues in Leibniz's dispute with the Newtonians over the cause of gravity / Gregory Brown --
The harmony of the Leibniz-Berkeley juxtaposition / Stephen H. Daniel --
Synechism and monadology : Charles Sanders Peirce's reading of Leibniz / Evelyn Vargas --
How did Bertrand Russell make Leibniz into a "fellow spirit"? / Norma B. Goethe --
Leibniz and Russell : the number of all numbers and the set of all sets / Ohad Nachtomy --
Leibniz and the personalism of L.E. Loemker / Robert J. Mulvaney.
Series Title: New synthese historical library, v. 62.
Responsibility: edited by Pauline Phemister and Stuart Brown.
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