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The Continuum Companion to Leibniz.

Author: Brandon C Look
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2011.
Series: Bloomsbury companions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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G.W. Leibniz (1646-1716) was one of the great polymaths of the modern world. As well as being among the greatest Rationalist metaphysicians of the post-medieval age, he built the first mechanical calculator capable of multiplication and division, and developed the binary, base-two system. As a physicist, he made advances in mechanics, coining the term ""kinetic energy."" As a mathematician, Leibniz invented calculus  Read more...
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Look, Brandon C.
Continuum Companion to Leibniz.
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©2011
Named Person: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brandon C Look
ISBN: 9781441102355 1441102353
OCLC Number: 908079992
Description: 1 online resource (353 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; PART I: LEIBNIZ'S TIMES AND PHILOSOPHICAL PRECURSORS; 1 INTRODUCTION: LEIBNIZ'S LIFE AND WORKS; 2 DESCARTES AND LEIBNIZ; 3 LEIBNIZ AND HOBBES; 4 LEIBNIZ'S FASCINATION WITH SPINOZA; 5 MALEBRANCHE AND LEIBNIZ; PART II: LEIBNIZ'S PHILOSOPHY; 6 LEIBNIZ'S METAPHYSICS: THE PATH TO THE MONADOLOGY; 7 LOGICAL THEORY IN LEIBNIZ; 8 LEIBNIZ'S THEORY OF COGNITION; 9 LEIBNIZ'S THEORY OF MODALITY; 10 LEIBNIZ'S THEORY OF CAUSATION; 11 LEIBNIZ'S PHILOSOPHICAL THEOLOGY; 12 LEIBNIZ ON FREE WILL; 13 LEIBNIZ'S MORAL PHILOSOPHY. 14 leibniz's contribution to natural philosophy15 leibniz and the life sciences; 16 leibnizian mathematics; part iii: the aftermath; 17 kant the leibnizians and leibniz; bibliography; index of names.
Series Title: Bloomsbury companions.

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G W F Leibniz (1646-1716) was one of the great polymaths of the modern world. With entries written by scholars in the field of Modern Philosophy, this guide to Leibniz's life, thought and work is  Read more...

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