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Author Perkins, Franklin.

Title Leibniz : a guide for the perplexed / Franklin Perkins
Published London ; New York : Continuum, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 174 pages)
Series Guides for the perplexed
Guides for the perplexed.
Contents READING LEIBNIZ. Context of Leibniz's philosophy -- Difficulties of reading Leibniz -- Using this book -- GOD AND THE BEST POSSIBLE WORLD. Two principles of knowledge -- The existence of god -- The nature of God -- The best of all possible worlds -- SUBSTANCES. Substance in early modern philosophy -- The simplicity and unity of substance in Leibniz -- Substances as points of view on the universe -- Interaction and pre-established harmony -- RATIONAL MINDS. Minute perceptions and levels of awareness -- Necessary truths and innate ideas -- Knowledge -- identity and choice -- LEIBNIZ'S PHILOSOPHY AND LEIBNIZ AS PHILOSOPHER
Summary This is a concise and coherent overview of Leibniz, ideal for second or third year undergraduates who require more than just a simple introduction to his work and thought
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-169) and index
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Subject Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826422918 (electronic bk.)
9780826422910 (electronic bk.)