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Published by Manchester U.P. .
Written in English


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Statementby G.W. von Leibniz.
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Discourse on Metaphysics is the earliest systematic expression of Leibniz's philosophical thought. It covers topics ranging from the nature of God, substances, natural philosophy, human will and understanding, and the consequences of all this for religion/5.   Discourse on Metaphysics/The Monadology (Philosophical Classics) One of the 17th century's most important thinkers, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz exercised enormous influence on the philosophy of Herder, Feuerbach, and Hegel as well as on the writings of Schiller and Goethe/5. Discourse on Metaphysics G. W. Leibniz it doesn’t follow that he didn’t want us to do what we did. On the contrary, as he is the best of masters, he never asks more .   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Discourse on metaphysics by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, , Open Court Pub. Co. Cited by:

  Discourse on metaphysics: correspondence with Arnauld, and monadology. , Open Court Pub. Co. in English - Reprint ed. Cite this chapter as: Leibniz G.W. () Discourse on Metaphysics. In: Loemker L.E. (eds) Philosophical Papers and Letters. The New Synthese Historical Library (Texts and Studies in the History of Philosophy), vol by: I would recommend a collection that has two of his great works, one is called the Discourse on Metaphysics, which is an early work of his, and the other is his correspondence with the great philosopher Antoine Arnauld. The correspondence with Arnauld is the best place to begin if you want to understand Leibniz. Discourse on Metaphysics and Other Essays contains complete translations of the two essays that constitute the best introductions to Leibniz's complex thought: Discourse on Metaphysics of and Monadology of These are supplemented with two essays of special interest to the student 4/5(1).

The Discourse on Metaphysics is a short treatise by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz in which he develops a philosophy concerning physical substance, motion and resistance of bodies, and God's role within the universe. It is one of the few works presenting in a consistent form the earlier philosophy of Leibniz.   In Discourse on Metaphysics he develops a philosophy concerning physical substance, motion and resistance of bodies, and God's role within the universe. It is one of the few texts presenting in a consistent form the earlier philosophy of Leibniz. The Discourse is closely connected to the epistolary discussion which he carried with Antoine : Gottfried Leibniz. Metaphysics: Radical, Comprehensive, Determinate Discourse. Kenneth L. Schmitz - - Review of Metaphysics 39 (4) - Metaphysics: The Early Period to the Discourse on Metaphysics. Two of Leibniz's most studied works. Published in , the Discourse on Metaphysics consists of the philosopher's explanation of individual perception as an expression of the rest of the universe from a unique perspective. The Monadology, written in , offers a concise synopsis of Leibniz's philosophy, establishing the laws of final causes.