Definition of Leibniz
1. Noun. 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).
Generic synonyms: Mathematician, Philosopher
Derivative terms: Leibnitzian, Leibnizian
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Literary usage of Leibniz
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1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"1900), and the fullest by С J Gerhardt, Die Г hilo sophist hen Schriften von GW leibniz (7 vida., 1875-1890); cf. also Die kleineren philos, ..."
2. The Persistent Problems of Philosophy: An Introduction to Metaphysics by Mary Whiton Calkins (1912)
"In other words, leibniz teaches that, corresponding with every so-called percept of ... CRITICAL ESTIMATE OF THE SYSTEM OF leibniz From this summary of the ..."
3. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"SUCCESSORS OP leibniz The leibnizian philosophy is followed in Germany by a ... leibniz was the first great German thinker Philosophy Of the modern period ..."
4. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"leibniz was the first great German thinker Philosophy of tue modern period to attempt ... He accepts the rationalism of Descartes, Spinoza, and leibniz and ..."
5. Leibniz's New Essays Concerning the Human Understanding: A Critical Exposition by John Dewey (1888)
"He, Kant, on the other hand, making no claim to use the terminology of leibniz, was his true continuator, since he had only changed the doctrine of the ..."
6. Archiv F�ur Geschichte Der Philosophie (1888)
"leibniz über den Begriff der Bewegung. Von CJ Gerhardt in Eisleben. Es ist, bekannt, class leibniz durch die kleine Schrift dynamischen Inhalts: Hypothesis ..."
7. A Commentary on Kant's Critick of the Pure Reason: Translated from The by Kuno Fischer, John Pentland Mahaffy (1866)
"Hence, we reach leibniz' doctrine of space and time, as the forms or external relations, ... leibniz AND LOCKE. The whole philosophy of leibniz has now been ..."