The Cambridge Companion to Leibniz

The Cambridge Companion to Leibniz

by Nicholas Jolley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521365880

ISBN-13: 9780521365888

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume provides a systematic and comprehensive account of the full range of Leibniz's thought, exploring the metaphysics in detail and showing its subtle and complex relationship to his views on logic, language, physics, and theology.

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This volume provides a systematic and comprehensive account of the full range of Leibniz's thought, exploring the metaphysics in detail and showing its subtle and complex relationship to his views on logic, language, physics, and theology.

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ISBN-13:
9780521365888
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Pages:
516
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Nicholas Jolley; 2. G. W. Leibniz, life and works Roger Ariew; 3. The seventeenth-century intellectual background Stuart Brown; 4. Metaphysics: the early period to the Discourse on Metaphysics Christia Mercer and R. C. Sleigh Jr; 5. Metaphysics: the late period Donald Rutherford; 6. The theory of knowledge Robert McRae; 7. Philosophy and logic G. H. R. Parkinson; 8. Philosophy and Language in Leibniz Donald Rutherford; 9. Leibniz: physics and philosophy Daniel Garber; 10. Leibniz's ontological and cosmological arguments David Blumenfeld; 11. Perfection and happiness in the best possible world David Blumenfeld; 12. Leibniz's moral philosophy Gregory Brown; 13. The reception of Leibniz in the eighteenth century Catherine Wilson.

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