Leibniz Re-Interpreted

Leibniz Re Interpreted 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 mis

  • Title: Leibniz Re-Interpreted
  • Author: Lloyd Strickland
  • ISBN: 9781847143785
  • Page: 302
  • Format: ebook
  • 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 rLeibniz 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 Leibniz or optimism It thus serves as an ideal entry point into Leibniz s philosophy.

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