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CORRESPONDENCE / Edition 1
     

CORRESPONDENCE / Edition 1

by G. W. Leibniz
 

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ISBN-10: 087220524X

ISBN-13: 9780872205246

Pub. Date: 03/01/2000

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

For this new edition, Roger Ariew has adapted Samuel Clarke's edition of 1717, modernizing it to reflect contemporary English usage. Ariew's introduction places the correspondence in historical context and discusses the vibrant philosophical climate of the times. Appendices provide those selections from the works of Newton that Clarke frequently refers to in the

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For this new edition, Roger Ariew has adapted Samuel Clarke's edition of 1717, modernizing it to reflect contemporary English usage. Ariew's introduction places the correspondence in historical context and discusses the vibrant philosophical climate of the times. Appendices provide those selections from the works of Newton that Clarke frequently refers to in the correspondence. A bibliography is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872205246
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
489,697
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviationsvi
Introductionvii
Leibniz, Caroline, Newton, and Clarkevii
Editor's Notexiv
Clarke's Introduction1
To Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales1
Advertisement to the Reader3
The Correspondence4
Leibniz's First Letter, Being an Extract of a Letter Written in November, 17154
Clarke's First Reply5
Leibniz's Second Letter, Being an Answer to Clarke's First Reply7
Clarke's Second Reply11
Leibniz's Third Letter, Being an Answer to Clarke's Second Reply14
Clarke's Third Reply18
Leibniz's Fourth Letter, Being an Answer to Clarke's Third Reply22
Clarke's Fourth Reply29
Leibniz's Fifth Letter, Being an Answer to Clarke's Fourth Reply36
Clarke's Fifth Reply66
Appendices88
APassages from Leibniz's Works That May Shed Light on Many Parts of the Previous Letters88
BSelections from Newton's Works95
1.Principia, Scholium to Definitions95
2.Principia, General Scholium101
3.Optics, end of Query 31105

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