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On Leibniz, Nicholas Rescher

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On Leibniz
Title
On Leibniz
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Nicholas Rescher
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Language
eng
Summary
Contemporary philosopher John Searle has characterized Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) as "the most intelligent human being who has ever lived." The German philosopher, mathematician, and logician invented calculus (independently of Sir Isaac Newton), topology, determinants, binary arithmetic, symbolic logic, rational mechanics, and much more. His metaphysics bequeathed a set of problems and approaches that have influenced the course of Western philosophy from Kant in the eighteenth century until the present day. On Leibniz examines many aspects of Leibniz's work and life. This expanded e
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Rescher, Nicholas
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm
  • Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • SCIENCE
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On Leibniz, Nicholas Rescher
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Publication
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Chapter 1. Leibniz on Possible Worlds; Chapter 2. Contingentia Mundi: Leibniz on the World's Contingency; Chapter 3. Leibniz on Intermonadic Relations; Chapter 4. Leibniz and the Plurality of Space-Time Frameworks; Chapter 5. Leibniz and the Concept of a System; Chapter 6. Leibniz and Issues of Eternal Recurrence; Chapter 7. Leibnizian Neo-Platonism and Rational Mechanics; Chapter 8. Leibniz and the World's Improvability; Chapter 9. The Epistemology of Inductive Reasoning in Leibniz; Chapter 10. Leibniz, Keynes, and the Rabbis; Chapter 11. Leibniz and Socialized Medicine
  • Chapter 12. The Contributions of the Paris Period (1672-1676) to Leibniz's MetaphysicsChapter 13. Leibniz Finds a Niche (1676-1677); Chapter 14. Leibniz Visits Vienna (1712-1714); Chapter 15. Leibniz Crosses the Atlantic; Chapter 16. Leibniz and American Philosophy; Chapter 17. Leibniz and Cryptography; Chapter 18. Leibniz's Machina Deciphratoria: A Seventeenth-Century Proto-Enigma Machine; Chapter 19. Process Philosophy and Monadological Metaphysics; Chapter 20. Was Leibniz Ennobled?; Chapter 21. Leibniz Disillusioned: Parting Ways from J.D. Crafft; Postscript; Name Index
Control code
ocn867740430
Edition
Expanded ed
Extent
1 online resource (1 online resource (x, 406 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780822978145
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
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22573/ctt6zq7w0
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not applicable
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not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867740430
Label
On Leibniz, Nicholas Rescher
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Chapter 1. Leibniz on Possible Worlds; Chapter 2. Contingentia Mundi: Leibniz on the World's Contingency; Chapter 3. Leibniz on Intermonadic Relations; Chapter 4. Leibniz and the Plurality of Space-Time Frameworks; Chapter 5. Leibniz and the Concept of a System; Chapter 6. Leibniz and Issues of Eternal Recurrence; Chapter 7. Leibnizian Neo-Platonism and Rational Mechanics; Chapter 8. Leibniz and the World's Improvability; Chapter 9. The Epistemology of Inductive Reasoning in Leibniz; Chapter 10. Leibniz, Keynes, and the Rabbis; Chapter 11. Leibniz and Socialized Medicine
  • Chapter 12. The Contributions of the Paris Period (1672-1676) to Leibniz's MetaphysicsChapter 13. Leibniz Finds a Niche (1676-1677); Chapter 14. Leibniz Visits Vienna (1712-1714); Chapter 15. Leibniz Crosses the Atlantic; Chapter 16. Leibniz and American Philosophy; Chapter 17. Leibniz and Cryptography; Chapter 18. Leibniz's Machina Deciphratoria: A Seventeenth-Century Proto-Enigma Machine; Chapter 19. Process Philosophy and Monadological Metaphysics; Chapter 20. Was Leibniz Ennobled?; Chapter 21. Leibniz Disillusioned: Parting Ways from J.D. Crafft; Postscript; Name Index
Control code
ocn867740430
Edition
Expanded ed
Extent
1 online resource (1 online resource (x, 406 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822978145
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6zq7w0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867740430

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