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Leibniz A Biography

E.J Aiton

Leibniz A Biography

by E.J Aiton

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Published by Taylor & Francis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Mathematics,
  • Philosophers,
  • Philosophy Of The 16th And 17th Centuries,
  • Science,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Physics,
  • Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm,
  • Science / Physics,
  • Freiherr von,,
  • 1646-1716,
  • Germany,
  • Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8282308M
    ISBN 100852744706
    ISBN 109780852744703

    " Hardcover Good jacket Ex Library Book in Good Condition. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has b " -- revival books Marketplace ratings @ 80% positive Good £ + ≈ $ Buy it "Leibniz A Biography " -- booksleuth @ . She is the author of Leibniz: An Intellectual Biography (Cambridge University Press, ) and Leibniz on the Trinity and the Incarnation: Reason and Revelation in the Seventeenth Century (Yale University Press, ).

    Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1 July {21 June O.S.} – 14 November ) was a German philosopher and mathematician. To love is to find pleasure in the happiness of others. Gottfried Leibniz, A Dialogue (c. ). The Dissertatio de arte combinatoria ("Dissertation on the Art of Combinations" or "On the Combinatorial Art") is an early work by Gottfried Leibniz published in in Leipzig. It is an extended version of his first doctoral dissertation, written before the author had seriously undertaken the study of mathematics. The booklet was reissued without Leibniz' consent in .

    Buy Leibniz: An Intellectual Biography Reprint by Antognazza, Maria Rosa (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday . Isaac Newton was born (according to the Julian calendar, in use in England at the time) on Christmas Day, 25 December (NS 4 January ) "an hour or two after midnight", at Woolsthorpe Manor in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, a hamlet in the county of Lincolnshire. His father, also named Isaac Newton, had died three months before. Born prematurely, Newton .


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"Maria Rosa Antognazza's book is a meticulously researched and eloquently written biography that will be both an indispensable reference for scholars of Leibniz's thought and the definitive account of his intellectual development for many years to by:   Leibniz A Biography 1st Edition by E.J Aiton (Author) › Visit Amazon's E.J Aiton Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. E.J Aiton (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Cited by: This book would be useful as a reference work for anyone writing about the work of Leibniz.

When the book makes an assertion that a scholar might want to examine, there is a reference to the various editions of Leibniz's work, manuscripts in archives, or secondary literature.4/5(1). Leibniz: An Intellectual Biography - Kindle edition by Antognazza, Maria Rosa.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Leibniz: An Intellectual s: A comprehensive biography analysing the development of Leibniz's thought on the major 17th and 18th century themes of mathematics, natural philosophy and metaphysics.

It draws on the most authoritative publications of Leibniz's works and on modern scholarship. Leibniz: An Intellectual Biography, by Maria Rosa Antognazza.

Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, xxvii, pp. $ US (cloth). Maria Rosa Antognazza's book is a meticulously researched and eloquently written biography that will be both an indispensable reference for scholars of Leibniz's thought and the definitive account of his.

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was born in Leipzig, Germany on July 1, to Friedrich Leibniz, a professor of moral philosophy, and Catharina Schmuck, whose father was a law professor.

Though Leibniz attended elementary school, he was mostly self-taught from the books in his father’s library (who had died in when Leibniz. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, German philosopher, mathematician, and political adviser, important both as a metaphysician and as a logician and distinguished also for his invention of the differential and integral calculus independent of Sir Isaac Newton.

Although Leibniz's writing forms an enormous corpus, no single work stands as a canonical expression of his whole philosophy. In addition, the wide range of Leibniz's work--letters, published papers, and fragments on a variety of philosophical, religious, mathematical, and scientific questions over a fifty-year period--heightens the challenge of preparing an edition of.

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Baron von (both: gôt´frēt vĬl´hĕlm bärôn´ fan līp´nĬts), –, German philosopher and mathematician, g. Although known primarily as a philosopher, Leibniz's scholarship embraced the physical sciences, history, law, diplomacy, and logic.

This well-written, thoroughly researched biography of Leibniz is essential for the library of anyone interested in Leibniz himself or the intellectual life of the seventeenth century. Author Maria Rosa Antognazza has provided both the professional philosopher and the educated general reader with a gem of a book that succeeds in presenting the.

Buy Leibniz A Biography 1 by Aiton, E.J (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : E.J Aiton. Leibniz: An Intellectual Biography | Antognazza M.R. | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Gottfried Leibniz biography Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, better known as Gottfried Leibniz (July 1, – Novem ), rationalist philosopher, theologian, logician, mathematician, jurist, librarian and politician. He was born in Leipzig, Germany. He shared most of his time with his father, Friedrich Leibniz, a professor of moral philosophy at the University.

Antognazza's book provides a very rich and wide access to the intellectual development of Leibniz and she is convincing in her thoroughgoing striving to make the unity of his many different activities and ideas visible to us.

this biography is a must for every Leibniz scholar and every serious library.”Brand: Cambridge University Press. Leibniz: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) - Kindle edition by Antognazza, Maria Rosa.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Leibniz: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions).Reviews: 4. "Maria Rosa Antognazza's book is a meticulously researched and eloquently written biography that will be both an indispensable reference for scholars of Leibniz's thought and the definitive account of his intellectual development for many years to s: 9.

I was reading her Leibniz: An Intellectual Biography at the same time, and this little book helped in reading the more hefty book. Best to have some philosophy studies before reading this introduction, though she does an excellent job--with help from colleagues noted in "Further Reading," particularly R.

Adams, M. Mugnai and D. Rutherford /5(7). Here's a thick book wrestling down many of the details of the life of a mind so wide-ranging as to beggar belief. Antognazza finds a strand of Leibniz's thought on which to string his dazzling array of conceptual adventures: namely, his devotion to creating a grand synthesis of not merely all human knowledge, but also all of the religious and political differences of his day.4/5.

This approach is well represented in Christia Mercer's Leibniz's Metaphysics: Its Origins and Development (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ). See also her essay, "Leibniz and Sleigh on Substantial Unity," in Donald Rutherford and J. A. Cover, eds., Leibniz: Nature and Freedom (New York: Oxford University Press, ), pp.and the comments in the book .Candide, satirical novel published in that is the best-known work by is a savage denunciation of metaphysical optimism—as espoused by the German philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz—that reveals a world of horrors and folly.

Voltaire’s Candide was influenced by various atrocities of the midth century, most notably the devastating Lisbon earthquake of .This intellectual biography surveys Leibniz'ss interests and offers a portrait of a unique thinker, identifying the master project that inspired his huge range of endeavors.

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