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The Resource Discourse on metaphysics and other writings : Discourse on metaphysics, The principles of nature and of grace, The monadology, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz ; edited by Peter Loptson and translated by Robert Latta and George R. Montgomery ; with revisions by Peter Loptson

Discourse on metaphysics and other writings : Discourse on metaphysics, The principles of nature and of grace, The monadology, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz ; edited by Peter Loptson and translated by Robert Latta and George R. Montgomery ; with revisions by Peter Loptson

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Discourse on metaphysics and other writings : Discourse on metaphysics, The principles of nature and of grace, The monadology
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Discourse on metaphysics and other writings
Title remainder
Discourse on metaphysics, The principles of nature and of grace, The monadology
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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz ; edited by Peter Loptson and translated by Robert Latta and George R. Montgomery ; with revisions by Peter Loptson
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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"This is an edition of what are arguably Leibniz's three most important presentations of his metaphysical system: the Discourse on Metaphysics, from 1686, and The Principles of Nature and of Grace and The Monadology, from 1714. Based on the Latta and Montgomery translations and revised by the editor, these texts set out the essentials of Leibniz's mature metaphysical views. The edition includes an introductory essay and a set of appendices of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century texts, which help illuminate and contextualize Leibniz's ideas. Among these are extensive passages from Leibniz's Theodicy, many of which are cited in The Monadology."--P. [4] of cover
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110
Index
index present
LC call number
B2558
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.L6613 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Broadview editions
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Discourse on metaphysics and other writings : Discourse on metaphysics, The principles of nature and of grace, The monadology, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz ; edited by Peter Loptson and translated by Robert Latta and George R. Montgomery ; with revisions by Peter Loptson
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-228) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
Discourse on Metaphysics -- The Principles of Nature and of Grace, Based on Reason -- The Monadology -- Appendix A: From Anne, Viscountess Conway, Principles of the Most Ancient and Modern Philosophy (1690) -- Appendix B: From Antony van Leeuwenhoek's 1699 Letter to Antonio Magliabechi -- Appendix C: From Pierre Bayle, Historical and Critical Dictionary (1695-1702) -- Appendix D: From G.W. Leibniz, Theodicy (1710) -- Appendix E: From David Hume, An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding (1748) -- Appendix F: From Voltaire, Candide (1759) -- Appendix G: From Thomas Reid, Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man (1785) -- Further Reading and Select Bibliography
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22 cm.
Extent
241 p.
Isbn
9781554810116
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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ill.
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(OCoLC)ocn793944881
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Discourse on metaphysics and other writings : Discourse on metaphysics, The principles of nature and of grace, The monadology, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz ; edited by Peter Loptson and translated by Robert Latta and George R. Montgomery ; with revisions by Peter Loptson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Discourse on Metaphysics -- The Principles of Nature and of Grace, Based on Reason -- The Monadology -- Appendix A: From Anne, Viscountess Conway, Principles of the Most Ancient and Modern Philosophy (1690) -- Appendix B: From Antony van Leeuwenhoek's 1699 Letter to Antonio Magliabechi -- Appendix C: From Pierre Bayle, Historical and Critical Dictionary (1695-1702) -- Appendix D: From G.W. Leibniz, Theodicy (1710) -- Appendix E: From David Hume, An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding (1748) -- Appendix F: From Voltaire, Candide (1759) -- Appendix G: From Thomas Reid, Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man (1785) -- Further Reading and Select Bibliography
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
241 p.
Isbn
9781554810116
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn793944881

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