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From the Publisherthe reader gets a good impression of Leibniz's life and ideas.
—Charlotte Wahl, Zentralblatt MATH 1234
this book permits us to place in our mind many of Leibniz’s important contributions at the right place and time where they occurred … absolutely indispensable to initiate teenagers … written in a very vivid style, the book under review is very commendable.
—Marcel Guillaume, Mathematical Reviews, 2012h
… fun to read, and the book is instructive. Tent knows what she’s talking about. … A fun book to take on holiday.
—Rudi Penne and Paul Levrie, WeetLogs.SciLogs.be, April 2012
The life of Gottfried Leibniz, philosopher, theologian, mathematician, devisor of mechanical computers—in short, a universal genius—is presented in this work with sympathy and understanding. An informative read for teenagers and beyond.
—Philip J. Davis, coauthor of The Mathematical Experience