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The Philosophy of Leibniz

-By Bertrand Russell
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    'Mr Russell's very brilliant criticism of Leibniz ... is a piece of controversial philosophy as well as a contribution to history.' - Bernard Bosanquet

    Russell's first strictly philosophical work, this study remains one of the most important studies of Leibniz ever published. It established an appraoch to studying philosophers of the past that emphasises the philosophical rather than the historical. In Russell's own words, Philosophic truth and falsehood, in short rather than historical fact, are what primarily demand our attention in this inquiry.' His interpretation emphasised the logical and deductive power of Leibniz's system in opposition to the standard interpretations that had previously led Russell to believe that the Monadology was a kind of fantastic fairy tale. read less...

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    ISBN-13 9780415082969
    Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint Routledge
    Number of Pages 416
    Publication Date 21051992
    Language English
    Binding Paperback

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