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Title:
Leibniz in 90 minutes
Author:
Strathern, Paul, 1940-
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Publication Information:
Chicago : I.R. Dee, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
84 pages ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781566633307

9781566633314
Format :
Book

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Central Library B2598 S77 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

In Leibniz in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Leibniz's life and ideas, and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. The book also includes selections from Leibniz's writings; a brief list of suggested reading for those who wish to push further; and chronologies that place Leibniz within his own age and in the broader scheme of philosophy.


Author Notes

Paul Strathern has a Ph.D. in Mathematics and Philosophy and lectures at Kingston University.

Strathern is the author of several novels, including A Season in Abyssinia, which won a Somerset Maugham prize, and Mendeleyev's Dream: The Quest for the Elements. He has also published two series of books, one on philosophy: Philosophers in 90 Minutes, and another on science, but is best known for his 39 short biographies of philosophers and scientists

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Leibniz's Life and Worksp. 11
Afterwordp. 57
From Leibniz's Writingsp. 63
Chronology of Significant Philosophical Datesp. 71
Chronology of Leibniz's Lifep. 77
Recommended Readingp. 81
Indexp. 83

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