Leibnizian


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Adj.1.Leibnizian - of or relating to Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz or to his mathematics or philosophy
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The authors advocate a broadly Kantian position on these three issues as part of a critical response to a prevalent strain of Leibnizian rationalism in contemporary cosmology.
5) Blake does not merely imitate Leibnizian ontology, however, and considering his divergences from Leibniz's system allows for a clearer glimpse of Blake's unique metaphysical position as developed in the tractates and as elaborated in The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1790), wherein he advances not just panpsychism, but a more radical monistic version of pantheism, which denies the existence of transcendent, immaterial beings and conflates God with the material universe.
Like a Leibnizian monad, ravens hold a representation of the entire universe within their mind.
Clever" and "complex" people recognize this is no Leibnizian "best of all possible worlds," because power and wealth are improperly distributed.
25) From this Leibnizian perspective, the library does not simply hold all possible books, but each possible book also holds the library, or all pasts and presents.
Writing in 1896 about the relationship between photography and perception, Henri Bergson urged, "Call up the Leibnizian monads: Each is the mirror of the universe.
The concept of free market and the interplay of market forces to achieve harmony also have a sound connection with Leibnizian doctrine of pre- established harmony.
Thanks to the activity of those Leibnizian monads, "small perceptions" (somehow) intervene to ensure that "|t]here is always a prevailing reason which prompts the will to its choice.
It would be possible to read Mansfield's fictional practice as Leibnizian precisely against Russell I think).
It seems that a lot of identity discourses, be they racial, religious, or national, assume a conception of identity that is akin to that of a Leibnizian monad, that is, an identity is conceived of as an independent, monolithic, unchanging essence.
In a thoroughly Leibnizian manner Nietzsche described it thus: 'for in the course of this analysis the human intellect cannot avoid seeing itself in its own perspectives, and only in these' (GS 374).
My review of the post-2008 US financial reforms reveals a similar Leibnizian optimism: that the reforms represent the best of all possible worlds.