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Gottfried Leibniz

The German polymath Gottfried Leibniz (von Leibniz or Leibnitz) (1646–1716) is well-known for his contributions to both philosophy and mathematics.

Selected Works

  • Hypothesis Physica Nova (New Physical Hypothesis, 1671)
  • Confessio philosophi (A Philosopher’s Creed, 1673)
  • Discours de métaphysique (Discourse on Metaphysics, 1686)
  • Théodicée (Theodicy, 1710)
  • Monadologie (Monadology, 1710)

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Name: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
Born: July 1, 1646
Died: November 14, 1716