Tercentenary Essays on the Philosophy and Science of Leibniz
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This book presents new research into key areas of the work of German philosopher and mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716). Reflecting various aspects of Leibniz's thought, this book offers a collection of original research arranged into four separate themes: Science, Metaphysics, Epistemology, and Religion and Theology. With in-depth articles by experts such as Maria Rosa Antognazza, Nicholas Jolley, Agustín Echavarría, Richard Arthur and Paul Lodge, this book is an invaluable resource not only for readers just beginning to discover Leibniz, but also for scholars long familiar…mehr

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This book presents new research into key areas of the work of German philosopher and mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716). Reflecting various aspects of Leibniz's thought, this book offers a collection of original research arranged into four separate themes: Science, Metaphysics, Epistemology, and Religion and Theology. With in-depth articles by experts such as Maria Rosa Antognazza, Nicholas Jolley, Agustín Echavarría, Richard Arthur and Paul Lodge, this book is an invaluable resource not only for readers just beginning to discover Leibniz, but also for scholars long familiar with his philosophy and eager to gain new perspectives on his work.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer, Berlin; Springer International Publishing
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: .978-3-319-38829-8, 978-3-319-38829-8
  • 1st ed. 2016
  • Erscheinungstermin: 22. November 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 218mm x 154mm x 27mm
  • ISBN-13: 9783319388298
  • ISBN-10: 3319388290
  • Artikelnr.: 44838101
Autorenporträt
Lloyd Strickland is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, with research interests in early modern philosophy and philosophy of religion. His previous publications include Leibniz on God and Religion (2016), Leibniz's Monadology (2014) and Leibniz and the Two Sophies (2011.)
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction: Lloyd Strickland, Julia Weckend.- SECTION 1: SCIENCE.- Philosophy and science in Leibniz: Maria Rosa Antognazza.- Between learned science and technical knowledge: Leibniz, Leeuwenhoek and the school for microscopists: Alessandro Becchi.- Leibniz, organic matter and astrobiology: Richard T. W. Arthur.- SECTION 2: METAPHYSICS.- Plenitude and mirrors of God in Leibniz: Nicholas Jolley.- As matter to form so passive to active? The irreducible metaphysics of Leibniz's Dynamics: Tzuchien Tho.- Conceptual analysis and ontology in the Leibniz - De Volder correspondence: Stefano di Bella.- SECTION 3: EPISTEMOLOGY.- Leibniz's empirical, not empiricist methodology: Dale Jacquette.- Leibniz on certainty: Julia Weckend.- Leibniz and probability in the moral domain: Chris Meyns.- SECTION 4: RELIGION AND THEOLOGY.- How Leibniz would have responded to the Lisbon earthquake: Lloyd Strickland.- Leibniz on the efficacy and economy of divine grace: Agustín Echavarría.- Eternal punishment, universal salvation and pragmatic theology in Leibniz: Paul Lodge.- BIOGRAPHICAL CONCLUSION.- In the "hinterland" of globalization? Leibniz and the European expansion: Michael Kempe.- Index.