Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz


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Noun1.Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz - German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716)Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz - German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716)
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Answer 4: A term coined by the 17th--century German philosopher and mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz.
The late-seventeenth century was clouded with speculation as to who was the first developer of differential calculus, the German mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz or the English mathematician Isaac Newton.
On a different tack, the views of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz, co-inventor of calculus and one of the greatest geniuses of the 17th and 18th centuries, represents the rationalist tradition and the supremacy of reason.