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# Discourse on Metaphysics

Leibniz (1646 - 1716) was a true polymath and has been called the most comprehensive thinker since Aristotle. In these two great works by the founder of modern German speculative philosophy, the reader is introduced to Leibniz's matephysics, including his conception of physical substance, the motion and resistance of bodies, and the role of the divine within the dynamic un
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Published
November 1st 1992
by Prometheus Books
(first published 1686)

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هذا الكتاب هو أول كتاب أقرأه لـــ لا يبنتز ، هذا الفيلسوف الألماني من هانوفر و الذي عاش ما بين - ، هو صاحب نتاجات كثيرة و عميقة أغلبها قرر ألا ينشرها في حياته و قد تم اكتشاف خمسة عشر ألف مخطوطة له في مكتبة هانوفر ، لذلك فله مقولة يقول فيها أن “ من لا يعرفني إلا بأعمالي المنشورة لا يعرفني معرفة كافية” و ذلك لما ذكرت لأن أعماله التي نشرت في حياته قليلة جداً مقارنةً بما أودعه لدى مكتبة هانوفر لينشر بعد موته ، و من ضمنها هذا الكتاب الحال ...more

Employing the principle of charity, I will initiate a review of this book with as little criticism as practicable. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz is a significant figure, not for philosophy *per se*, but for originating Mathematical Logic – so, I guess philosophy – and the ideas of kinetic energy, and Calculus. Of course, you can debate the whole Newton vs. Leibniz hokum somewhere else! All of these accomplishments are astounding; therefore, I opine that Leibniz should be remembered for all the precedi

How can such a brilliant mathematician be such an idiot otherwise?

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Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (/ˈlaɪbnɪts/; German: [ˈɡɔtfʁiːt ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn ˈlaɪbnɪts] or [ˈlaɪpnɪts]; July 1, 1646 – November 14, 1716) was a German polymath and philosopher.

He occupies a prominent place in the history of mathematics and the history of philosophy. Most scholars believe Leibniz developed calculus independently of Isaac Newton, and Leibniz's notation has been widely used ever since ...more

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He occupies a prominent place in the history of mathematics and the history of philosophy. Most scholars believe Leibniz developed calculus independently of Isaac Newton, and Leibniz's notation has been widely used ever since ...more

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