Self and Substance in Leibniz


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There is a close connection in Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz's mind between the notions of self and substance. R. W. Meyer, in his classic 1948 text, Leibnitz and the Seventeenth-Century Revolution, writes that "the monad ... is nothing but a 1 representation (in both senses of the French word) of Leibniz's personality in metaphysical symbols; and there was, under contemporary circumstances, no need 2 to `introduce' this concept apart from `propounding' it. " It is not clear what Meyer means here except that from the ...

Self and Substance in Leibniz 2010, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789048165728


Self and Substance in Leibniz 2004, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9781402020247

2004 edition