Leibniz An Intellectual Biography

ISBN-10: 1107627613
ISBN-13: 9781107627611
Edition: 2011
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Book details

List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/19/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 652
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Chronological Table
Introduction
Youthful Vocations (1646-1676)
The Birth of a Vision: Background, Childhood, and Education (July 1646-February 1667)
War and Peace: Problems and Prospects
Leibniz's Family and Leipzig's Religion
Formal Schooling and Independent Learning
The Rudiments of Logic and the Alphabet of Human Thoughts
Scholastic Philosophy and Irenical Theology
Ancient Metaphysics and Modern Physics: The Universities of Leipzig and Jena, April 1661-October 1663
The Legal Studies of an Encyclopaedist; Leipzig and Altdorf, October 1663-February 1667
The Vision Broadens: Nuremberg, Frankfurt, and Mainz (March 1667-March 1672)
Nuremberg, Frankfurt, and Mainz
Leibniz's Great Plan: The Demonstrationes Catholicae and Their Prolegomena
Logic, the Characteristica Universalis, and Scientific Collaboration
Metaphysics and Physics
Ethics and Politics
Theology
The Road to Paris
Old Wine in New Bottles: Paris, London, and Holland (March 1672-December 1676)
First Steps in Paris (March 1672-January 1673)
The First Visit to London (End January-End February 1673)
Paris: The Middle Period (March 1673-October 1675)
The Last Year in Paris (October 1675-October 1676)
Back to Germany via London and Holland
Dreams and Reality (1676-1716)
A Universal Genius as Librarian, Historian, and Mining Engineer: Hanover and Lower Saxony (December 1676-October 1687)
Under Duke Johann Friedrich: December 1676-December 1679
Under Duke Ernst August; January 1680-October 1687
Leibniz's Great Plan: From the Demomtrationes Catholicae to the Scientia Generalis and the Demonstrative Encyclopaedia
Logic and Mathematics
Metaphysics and Physics
Theology
Ethics andfurisprudence
In the Footsteps of the Guelfs: Southern Germany, Austria, and Italy (November 1687-June 1690)
Central and Southern Germany (November 1687-May 1688)
Vienna (May 1688-February 1689)
Italy (March 1689-March 1690)
Return to Hanover (March-June 1690)
Back under the Guelf Dukes: Hanover and Wolfenbuttel (June 1690-February 1698)
At the Service of the Guelf Dukes
Orthodoxy and Heresy
Physics, Metaphysics, and Mathematics
Force, Monads, and Pre-Established Harmony: The Public Offensive of the Mid-9os
Dark Clouds on the Mathematical Horizon
Units ex nihilo omnia fecit
Leibniz's Multiculturalism: China, Russia, and Linguistic Studies
The Events of 1697 and the Protestant Cause
Between Brother and Sister: Hanover and Berlin (February 1698-February 1705)
The Tie of Hanover and the Pull of Berlin
Negotium Irenicum
Philosophy and Mathematics
Reading Locke
Clashes with Toland and Bayle
Debating Metaphysics and the Foundations of Ethics
The Escalation of the Calculus War
Mathematical Facets of the Characteristica Universalis
Sophie Charlotte's Death
Light and Shadows: Hanover, Berlin, Wolfenbiittel, Vienna (February 1705-September 1714)
Leibniz Networking
Private and Public Debates: Mathematical, Scientific, and Philosophical
A Commerce of Light by Correspondence
The "Forerunner" of Leibniz's Great Synthesis
From Bad to Worse in the Calculus War
At the Court of the Emperor (December 1712-September 1714)
Broadsides between Mathematicians
Two Pamphlets on Monads
Return to Hanover
Epilogue: Last Years in Hanover (September 1714-November 1716)
Unfinished Business
Last Battles with Newton and the Newtonians
Unending Progress
Inclinata Resurget
Appendix
Bibliography
Index

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