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Philosophical texts

Author: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von; Richard Francks; R S Woolhouse
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford philosophical texts.
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This volumes collects together texts including 'Discourse on Metaphysics', the 'New System' and the 'Mondalogy', and includes critical reactions to these works by some of Leibniz's contemporaries  Read more...

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Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716.
Philosophical texts.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(DLC) 97028372
(OCoLC)37277622
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von; Richard Francks; R S Woolhouse
ISBN: 0585134170 9780585134178
OCLC Number: 43476778
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 313 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: PART 1: INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL ; How to Use this Book ; Abbreviations ; Editor's Introduction ; 1. Introduction ; 2. Substance and Matter ; 3. Physics and Natural Science ; 4. The Metaphysics of Causation ; 5. The Union of Body and Mind ; 6. Humans, Animals, and their Minds ; 7. From God to the Best Possible World: Creation, Freedom, and the Community of Rational Minds ; 8. Leibniz: Life and Influence ; The Texts Printed in this Edition ; PART 2: THE TEXTS ; 1. Discourse on Metaphysics (1686) ; 2. Correspondence with Arnauld (1686-1687) ; 3. Reflections on the Advancement of True Metaphysics (1694) ; 4. New System of the Nature of Substances and their Communication, and of the Union which Exists between the Body and the Soul (1695) ; 5. Specimen Dynamicum: An Essay in Dynamics (1695) ; 6. Reply of M. S.F. to M. de L.B.Z. on his System of the Communication between Substances (1695) ; 7. Remarks on M. Foucher's Objections (1695) ; 8. Explanation of the New System of the Communication between Substances (1696) ; 9. Extract from a Letter Written by M. de Leibniz about his Philosophical Hypothesis (1696) ; 10. Note H to Bayle's Dictionary Article 'Rorarius' (1697) ; 11. Leibniz's Comments on Note H to Bayle's Dictionary Article 'Rorarius' (1705?) ; 12. A Letter to the Editor, Containing an Explanation of the Difficulties which M. Bayle Found with the New System (1698) ; 13. Nature Itself (1698) ; 14. Note L to Bayle's Dictionary Article 'Rorarius' (1702) ; 15. Leibniz's Comments on Note L to Bayle's Dictionary Article 'Rorarius' (1705?) ; 16. Reply to the Comments in the Second Edition of M. Bayle's Critical Dictionary, in the Article 'Rorarius', concerning the System of Pre-established Harmony (1702; published 1716) published 1716) Harmony Contained in the Second Edition of the Critical Dictionary of M. Bayle (1702; published 1716) ; 17. Draft Letters from Leibniz to Bayle (1702) ; 18. Principles of Nature and Grace (1714) ; 19. Monadology (1714) ; PART 3: NOTES, BIBLIOGRAPHY, AND INDEX ; Notes ; Bibliography and Further Reading ; Index
Series Title: Oxford philosophical texts.
Responsibility: G.W. Leibniz ; translated by Richard Francks and R.S. Woolhouse ; with introduction and notes by R.S. Woolhouse.
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