Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Leibniz and the Monadology

Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Leibniz and the Monadology

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Leibniz is a major figure in western philosophy and, with Descartes and Spinoza, one of the most influential philosophers of the Rationalist School. The Monadology is his most famous work and one of the most important works of modern philosophy.
Leibniz and the Monadology introduces and assesses:
*Leibniz's life and the background to the Monadology
*the ideas and text of the Monadology*Leibniz's continuing importance to philosophy
Leibniz and the Monadology is ideal for anyone coming to Leibniz for the first time. It also includes the text of the Monadology, specially translated for this GuideBook by Anthony Savile.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 13.46mm | 249g
  • Routledge
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0415171148
  • 9780415171144
  • 1,133,223

Table of contents

Introduction 1. Two Great Principles 2. God 3. Simple Substances 4. Monadic Nature 5. Perception and Appetition 6. Worlds 7. Matter 8. Organic Bodies and Composite Substances 9. Mind and Body 10. Spirits and the Moral Order Appendix I. Monadology Appendix II. Bibliography
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Review quote

"This is a sophisticated, rigorous and sympathetic commentary on Leibniz's "Monadology.it is written with great clarity and elegance...."
-Nicholas Jolley, Syracuse University
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