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Philosopher’s Zone – The Universal Genius: Gottfried Leibniz

Posted by admin | 25 April 2010 | Comments Off

Gottfried Leibniz sans perruque

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz is known as the last “universal genius”. In the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, he made important contributions to the fields of metaphysics, epistemology, logic, philosophy of religion, as well as mathematics, physics, geology, jurisprudence, and history. He is also famous for saying that this is the best of all possible worlds. This week, we talk to a couple of experts about the subtle and strange ideas of this great philosopher


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