New Essays on Leibniz Reception: In Science and Philosophy of Science 1800-2000 (Publications des Archives Henri Poincaré Publications of the Henri Poincaré Archives)

New Essays on Leibniz Reception: In Science and Philosophy of Science 1800-2000 (Publications des Archives Henri Poincaré Publications of the Henri Poincaré Archives)


This publication is a set of essays at the reception of Leibniz’s pondering within the sciences and within the philosophy of technology within the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Authors studied comprise C.F. Gauss, Georg Cantor, Kurd Lasswitz, Bertrand Russell, Ernst Cassirer, Louis Couturat, Hans Reichenbach, Hermann Weyl, Kurt Gödel and Gregory Chaitin. additionally, we give some thought to recommendations and difficulties critical to Leibniz’s idea and that of the later authors: the continuum, house, id, quantity, the endless and the infinitely small, the tasks of a common language, a calculus of common sense, a mathesis universalis and so on. The publication brings jointly fields of analysis within the historical past of philosophy and of technological know-how (research on Leibniz, and the examine focused on a few significant advancements within the nineteenth and twentieth centuries); it describes how Leibniz’s inspiration seems to be within the works of those authors, that allows you to larger comprehend Leibniz’s impact on modern technological know-how and philosophy; however it additionally assesses that reception severely, confronting it particularly with the present country of Leibniz learn and with some of the variants of his work.

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