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n.1.(Philos.) The doctrine or theory of monads.
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Along with several associated texts for each core text, it presents Descartes' Meditations; Spinoza's Ethics; Leibniz's Monadology; Locke's Essays; Berkeley's Three Dialogues and On Motion; Hume's Treatise, Enquiry, and Dialogues; and Kant's Prolegomena and Critique of Pure Reason.
What was named, certainly much later and with a certain anachronism, "trinitarian monadology," precisely designates this act through which the entire world is inscribed in our soul, which "becomes a mirror" (fit speculum), just as our whole being is held in the Son and will never leave him, except because of sin.
These include Arthur Schopenhauer with his transcendent will, Gottfried Leibniz and his Monadology, and Paul Kammerer (1919) and his law ofseriality, as well as theologian and sinologist Richard Wilhelm (Wilhelm &.
This is the hermeneutics espoused in Leibniz's monadology as well as in the multi-perspectivism of the Indian Jain philosophy of 'optativism' (syadvada [phrase omitted]).
Leibniz is justly famous for his Principle of contradiction or of identity and the Principle of sufficient reason, part of his Monadology. In [section]33 of the Monadology Leibniz writes: "There are two kinds of truths, those of reasoning and those of fact.
In his analysis of Deleuze's essay on Axelos, Kerslake claims that the latter is "most perfectly symbolized in the false, representational monadology of the internet and YouTube, in which the single computer terminal can be connected to an entire, specious 'world' of representation" (Kerslake, 2012, p.
Leibniz develops this more explicitly in the Monadology (1714) and elsewhere, (44) but the ideas developed there emerge in the New Essays as well, despite Leibniz's professed attempt to meet Locke on the latter's own terms.
We see this perhaps most crucially from what Leibniz has to say about mind's chief activity, perception, which in the Monadology he defines just as the representation of "a multitude in the unity or in the simple substance." (32) In the very activity of any existing substance there is, constitutionally, a striving toward or effort to realize that same harmony or balance that is the core value of Leibniz's theodicy.
He solves this by proposing Gottfreid Leibniz's philosophy of monadology, in which immaterial components called monads will combine into physical matter, and that monads serve as the basic building blocks of all matter in the universe.