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Gottfried Leibniz

Mathematician, Philosopher (1-Jul-1646 — 14-Nov-1716)


Allison P. Coudert; Richard H. Popkin; Gordon M. Weiner (editors). Leibniz, Mysticism, and Religion. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1998. 198pp.

Nicholas Jolley. The Light of the Soul: Theories of Ideas in Leibniz, Malebranche, and Descartes. Oxford University Press. 1998. 209pp.

Nicholas Jolley (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Leibniz. Cambridge University Press. 1995. 500pp.

Matthew L. Jones. The Good Life in the Scientific Revolution: Descartes, Pascal, Leibniz, and the Cultivation of Virtue. University of Chicago Press. 2006. 384pp.

Paul Lodge (editor). Leibniz and His Correspondents. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 310pp.

Jaap Maat. Philosophical Languages in the Seventeenth Century: Dalgarno, Wilkins, Leibniz. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1999.

Robert McRae. Leibniz: Perception, Apperception, and Thought. University of Toronto Press. 1976. 148pp.

Christia Mercer. Leibniz's Metaphysics: Its Origins and Development. Cambridge University Press. 2001. 528pp.

Pauline Phemister. Leibniz and the Natural World: Activity, Passivity and Corporeal Substances in Leibniz's Philosophy. Springer. 2005. 293pp.

Andre Robinet. Malebranche et Leibniz: Relation Personnelles. Paris, France: J. Vrin. 1955. 525pp. Language: French.

Donald Rutherford. Leibniz and the Rational Order of Nature. Cambridge University Press. 1998. 301pp.

Roger Woolhouse (editor). Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz: Critical Assessments. Taylor & Francis. 1994. 304pp.


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  7. European Authors 1000-1900 (pp.534-36)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.589)

  9. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.9, pp.134-38)

  10. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.103a)

  11. Slavonic Encyclopedia (p.650)

  12. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.159)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.295)

  14. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.290)

  15. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.175)

  16. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.308)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.104)

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