- Gott·fried Wil·helm von [German gawt-freet vil-helm fuh n] /German ˈgɔt frit ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/, 1646–1716, German philosopher, writer, and mathematician.
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Contemporary Examples of leibniz
Leibniz (185) and Voltaire (170) also performed well, but others gave a lackluster showing.What is a Genius?
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Historical Examples of leibniz
It is, like Leibniz and Spinoza, to deny to duration all efficient action.Creative Evolution
Leibniz was the great German source of the philosophy of the enlightenment.German philosophy and politics
The latter, in particular, gave Leibniz every encouragement.
And such had been the case in the hundred years before Leibniz.
But Leibniz stood alone in his interest in the history of thought.
- German philosopher and mathematician who invented the mathematical processes of differentiation and integration, which greatly expanded the field of calculus. Leibniz also established the foundations of probability theory and conceived the idea for a practical calculating machine.