5 edition of Leibniz"s metaphysics of time and space found in the catalog.
Leibniz"s metaphysics of time and space
Michael J. Futch
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-200) and indexes.
|Statement||Michael J. Futch.|
|Series||Boston studies in the philosophy of science -- v. 258|
|LC Classifications||B2599.S7 F88 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 205 p. :|
|Number of Pages||205|
|ISBN 10||9781402082368, 9781402082375|
|LC Control Number||2008921932|
Space, a boundless, three-dimensional extent in which objects and events occur and have relative position and direction. Space is treated in a number of articles. For a philosophical consideration of the subject, see metaphysics. For a discussion of the relativity of space and time, see relativity. Buy Leibniz's Metaphysics: A Historical and Comparative Study: Studies in Intellectual History and the History of Philosophy by Wilson, Catherine (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Catherine Wilson.
Editorial Reviews. A study of Leibniz's philosophical development within the general scheme of 17th century natural philosophy. Beginning with his interest in artificial languages and calculi for proof and discovery, Wilson (philosophy, U. of Oregon) proceeds to examine Leibniz's early theories of matter and motion, the phenomenalistic turn in his theory of substance, and finally his doctrines. Wilhelm Gottfried Leibniz, German philosopher and scholar, wrote essentially: – Discourse on Metaphysics () – New Essays on Human Understanding () – The Monadology () The work of Leibniz is huge and rich with insights of the field of knowledge and in the field of mind and nature, Leibniz opened new horizons to the history of philosophy.
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From the reviews: “Michael Futch’s new book on Leibniz’ philosophy of space and time is a welcome addition to the growing literature on this important series of topics in Early Modern natural philosophy. the arguments and discussions that comprise the book are excellent, with a host of interesting lines of development concerning Leibniz’s system from which the reader can draw Cited by: Get this from a library.
Leibniz's metaphysics of time and space. [Michael J Futch] -- "Leibniz's metaphysics of space and time stands at the centre of his philosophy and is one of the high-water marks in the history of the philosophy of science.
In this work, Michael Futch provides. Brief History of the Philosophy of Space and Time Leibniz's Reductionism Unity of Time and Space Bounds of Space and Time Causal and Temporal Asymmetry Leibniz on Past, Present, and Future Space, Time, and Harmony Space, Time, and God.
Series Title: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. Leibnizs Metaphysics of Time and Space Michael Futch | Springer | | pages | English | N/A Leibniz s metaphysics of space and time stands at the centre of his philosophy and is one of the high-water marks in the history of the philosophy of science.
Futch, Leibniz’s Metaphysics of Time and Space, Buch, Bücher schnell und portofrei. World Enough and Space-Time: Absolute Versus Relational Theories of Space and Time, Cambridge, Mass.
MIT Bradford. Fox, Michael, “Leibniz’s Metaphysics of Space and Time,” Studia Leibnitiana, 2: 29– Gottfried Wilhelm (von) Leibniz (/ ˈ l aɪ b n ɪ t s /; German: [ˈɡɔtfʁiːt ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn ˈlaɪbnɪts] or [ˈlaɪpnɪts]; 1 July [O.S.
21 June] – 14 November ) was a prominent German polymath and one of the most important logicians, mathematicians and natural philosophers of the a representative of the seventeenth-century tradition of rationalism, Leibniz. A final chapter considers the problem of Leibniz-reception in the post-Kantian era, and the difficulty of coming to terms with a metaphysics that is not only philosophically “critical” but, at the same time, “compensatory.” Originally published in This book reconstructs, from both historical and theoretical points of view, Leibniz’s geometrical studies, focusing in particular on the research Leibniz carried out in his final years.
The work’s main purpose is to offer a better understanding of the philosophy of space and in general of the mature Leibnizean metaphysics. This is the first ever, comprehensive historical reconstruction of. The contention that with the passage of time a shift in emphasis from rational to empirical occurred in Leibniz's thought is accepted by L.
Loemker who cogently remarks that “with the failure of Leibniz's logical construction of metaphysics it is the empirical pattern of his philosophy which comes into prominence.—His critics have not.
Christia Mercer has exposed for the first time the underlying doctrines of Leibniz's philosophy. By analyzing Leibniz's early works she demonstrates that the metaphysics of pre-established harmony developed many years earlier than previously believed and for reasons that have not been understood.
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz () is one of the most imposing figures in the history of Western thought. In this definitive treatment of his wide-ranging philosophical ideas, Benson Mates has brought his own formidable abilities to bear on the unwieldy--and virtually inaccessible--corpus of Leibniz's work.
The result is an elegantly written and meticulously reasoned exegesis of the. From the reviews: “Michael Futch’s new book on Leibniz’ philosophy of space and time is a welcome addition to the growing literature on this important series of topics in Early Modern natural philosophy.
the arguments and discussions that comprise the book are excellent, with a host of interesting lines of development concerning Leibniz’s system from which the reader can draw.
The historical study of metaphysics in the early modern period — a time in which so many philosophers self-consciously rejected the kind of philosophy practiced up to their time and emphatically. Futch then goes on to situate Leibniz’s philosophy of space and time within the broader context of his idealistic metaphysics and natural theology.
Emphasizing the historical background of Leibniz’s thought, the book also places him in dialogue with contemporary philosophy of science, underscoring the enduring philosophical interest of.
The B-theory sees time as very similar to space, so it naturally lends itself to this view. However, it faces the problem of reconciling itself with our ordinary experience of time. Because the two theories about time are mutually exclusive, and are also thought to exhaust the possible range of metaphysical theories of time, arguments in favour.
Get this from a library. The Analysis Situs: Leibniz's Analysis Situs and Philosophy of Space. [Vincenzo Risi] -- This book reconstructs, both from the historical and theoretical points of view, Leibniza (TM)s geometrical studies, focusing in particular on the research Leibniz carried on in the last years of his.
Leibniz’s Metaphysics of Time and Space | Michael Futch | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. This study of the metaphysics of G. Leibniz gives a clear picture of his philosophical development within the general scheme of seventeenth-century natural philosophy.
Catherine Wilson examines the shifts in Leibniz's thinking as he confronted the major philosophical problems of his s: 1. Philosophy of space and time is the branch of philosophy concerned with the issues surrounding the ontology, epistemology, and character of space and such ideas have been central to philosophy from its inception, the philosophy of space and time was both an inspiration for and a central aspect of early analytic subject focuses on a number of basic issues, including.View Leibniz's metaphysics Research Papers on for free.
Time, Space, and Metaphysics engages with major philosophical questions concerning time and space, a framework for the investigation being provided by the debate between the absolutists and the relationists, so between Newton and Leibniz, and their followers.
The investigation brings to the fore questions of the nature and reality of time and space, and leads on to more recent debates, Reviews: 1.