The Resource Leibniz reinterpreted, Lloyd Strickland

Leibniz reinterpreted, Lloyd Strickland

Label
Leibniz reinterpreted
Title
Leibniz reinterpreted
Statement of responsibility
Lloyd Strickland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Leibniz Reinterpreted tackles head on the central idea in Leibniz's philosophy, namely that we live in the best of all possible worlds. Strickland argues that Leibniz's theory has been consistently misunderstood by previous commentators. In the process Strickland provides both an elucidation and reinterpretation of a number of concepts central to Leibniz's work, such as 'richness', 'simplicity', 'harmony' and 'incompossibility', and shows where previous attempts to explain these concepts have failed. This clear and concise study is tightly focussed and assumes no prior acquaintance with Leibni
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
193
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B2599.O7
LC item number
S77 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum studies in philosophy
Label
Leibniz reinterpreted, Lloyd Strickland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-170) and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The grounds for optimism -- The perfection of things -- The perfection of worlds I : richness -- The perfection of worlds II : simplicity -- The harmony of things -- Does the world increase in perfection? -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn290571829
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 172 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826490285
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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.b2418813x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)290571829
  • pebcs082649028X

Library Locations

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