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Leibniz & Clarke : a study of their correspondence

Author: Ezio Vailati
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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The correspondence between Leibniz and Samuel Clarke (1715-16) was perhaps the most famous and influential philosophical exchange of the 18th century. It focused on the clash between the Newtonian and Leibnizian world systems, involving disputes in physics, theology, and metaphysics. Vailati's text provides an overview and commentary on this important body of letters. He identifies and evaluates the various  Read more...
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Vailati, Ezio.
Leibniz & Clarke.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(DLC) 96045589
(OCoLC)35911230
Named Person: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von; Samuel Clarke; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von; Samuel Clarke; Samuel Clarke; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Samuel Clarke; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ezio Vailati
ISBN: 0585211701 9780585211701 1280453982 9781280453984
OCLC Number: 44958495
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 250 pages)
Other Titles: Leibniz and Clarke
Responsibility: Ezio Vailati.
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The correspondence between Leibniz and Clarke during 1715-16 focused on the clash between Newtonian and Leibnizian world systems. This text provides an overview and commentary on the dispute, which  Read more...

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Vailati's assessments of the relative merits of the rivals' views are exemplary, and this is sure to become the standard reference on the controversy MIND, Vol.110, No.439 Vailati's expositions of Read more...

 
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