Chapter

The System in Outline

Benson Mates

in The Philosophy of Leibniz

Published in print June 1989 | ISBN: 9780195059465
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833429 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195059468.003.0003
The System in Outline

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This chapter presents the bare essentials of Leibniz's metaphysical system, usually called “the monadology.” Preliminary explications are given of some of the associated special terminology.

Keywords: compossibility; concepts; creation; God; Leibniz; Monads; perceptions; possible worlds; souls

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Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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