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Leib·niz

or Leib·nitz  (līb′nĭts, līp′-), Baron Gottfried Wilhelm von 1646-1716.
German philosopher and mathematician. He invented differential and integral calculus independently of Newton and proposed an optimist metaphysical theory that included the notion that we live in "the best of all possible worlds."

Leibnitz

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Leibniz

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(Biography) Baron Gottfried Wilhelm von (ˈɡɔtfriːt ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn). 1646–1716, German rationalist philosopher and mathematician. He conceived of the universe as a hierarchy of independent units or monads, synchronized by pre-established harmony. His works include Théodicée (1710) and Monadologia (1714). He also devised a system of calculus, independently of Newton
Leibˈnitzian adj
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Noun1.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)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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