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  • Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716., author.
  • Philosophy -- Early works to 1800.
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    Philosophical essays / G.W. Leibniz ; edited and translated by Roger Ariew and Daniel Garber.
    by Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716., author.
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    Hackett Publishing Company, [1989]
  • Philosophy -- Early works to 1800.
  • Philosophy
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    SJC Program Books. Leibniz. Discourse on Metaphysics.
    SJC Program Books. Leibniz. Monadology.
    SJC Program Books. Leibniz. Philosophical Essays.
    SJC Program Books. Leibniz. Principles of Nature and Grace.
    xvi, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
    Introduction -- Leibniz: life and works -- Principle of selection and rationale for the volume -- Selected bibliography of the works of Leibniz -- Selected bibliography of secondary works -- Translations and other texts referred to in the notes.
    Part I: Basic works -- Letter to Foucher (1675) -- Preface of a universal characteristic (1678-79) -- Samples of the numerical characteristic (1679) -- On freedom and possibility (1680-82?) -- Meditations on knowledge, truth, and ideas (1684) -- On contingency (1686?) -- Primary truths (1686?) -- Discourse on metaphysics (1686) -- From the letters to Arnauld (1686-87) -- On Copernicanism and the relativity of motion (1689) -- On freedom (1689?) -- The source of contingent truths (1685-89?) -- Notes on some comments by Michel Angel Fardella (1690) -- Preface to the Dynamics (1691?) -- Dialogue on human freedom and the origin of evil (1695) -- A specimen of dynamics (1695) -- New system of nature (1695) -- Note on Foucher's objection (1695) -- Postscript of a letter to Basnage de Beauval (1696) -- On the ultimate origination of things (1697) -- On nature itself (1698) -- From the letters to Johann Bernoulli (1698-99) -- From the letters to de Volder (1699-1706) -- To Queen Sophie Charlotte of Prussia, on what is independent of sense and matter (1702) -- Letter to Coste, on human freedom (1707) -- Response to Father Tournemine, on harmony (1708) -- From the letters to Des Bosses (1712-16) -- Principles of nature and grace, based on reason (1714) -- The principles of philosophy, or, the monadology (1714) -- Letter to Samuel Masson, on body (1716) -- From the letters to Wolff (1714-15).
    Part II: Leibniz on his contemporaries -- A.. Descartes and Malebranche -- Letter to Countess Elizabeth, on God and formal logic (1678?) -- Letter to Molanus, on God and the soul (1679?) -- On the nature of body and the laws of motion (1690?) -- On body and force, against the Cartesians (1702) -- Conversation of Philarete and Ariste (1712) -- B. Hobbes and Spinoza -- Dialogue (1677) -- Comments on Spinoza's philosophy (1707?) -- Two sects of naturalists (1677-80) -- C. Locke -- From a letter to Thomas Burnett, on the occasion of rereading Locke (1703) -- From the letters to Thomas Burnett, on substance (1699) -- From a letter to Lady Masham, on thinking matter (1704) -- Preface to the New Essays (1703-5) -- D. Berkeley -- From a letter to Des Bosses (1715) -- Remarks on Berkeley's Principles (1714-15) -- E. Newton -- Absolute and relative motion, from letters to Huygens (1694) -- Planetary theory, from a letter to Huygens (1690) -- Against barbaric physics (1710-16?) -- From the letters to Clarke (1715-16).
    Includes selections from Leibniz's correspondence, essays, and other works.
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    Ariew, Roger editor, translator.
    Garber, Daniel, 1949- editor, translator.
    Additional title: 
    Works. Selections. English. 1989
    Discourse on metaphysics
    Principles of nature and grace
    0872200620 (pbk. : alk. paper)
    0872200639 (hard)
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