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Leibniz's metaphysics : its origins and development

Author: Christia Mercer
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A major reassessment of Leibniz's metaphysics.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christia Mercer
ISBN: 0521403014 9780521403016
OCLC Number: 45304091
Description: xiii, 528 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
References to Leibniz's works --
Introduction : first truths and half truths --
PART I. Metaphysics of method --
1. Eclectism and conciliation, 1661-68 --
PART II. Metaphysics of substance --
2. Aristotelian assumptions, 1668-69 --
3. Original conception of substance, 1669 --
4. Second conception of substance, 1669-early1671 --
PART III. Metaphysics of divinity --
5. Platonist assumptions --
6. Metaphysics of divinity, 1668-early 1671 --
PARY IV. Metaphysics --
7. Matter, passivity, and panorganic vitalism, 1670-71 --
8. Phenomenalism and pre-established harmony 1671 --
9. Preestablished harmony, late 1671-early 1672 --
10. Final steps toward the mature philosophy, 1672-1679 --
Conclusion : the truth behind the First Truths --
Appendix I : (not exactly) first truths --
Appendix II : Leibniz's original assumptions --
Bibliography --
Index locorum --
Index.
Responsibility: Christia Mercer.
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