[lahyb-nits; German lahyp-nits]
- 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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Leibniz (185) and Voltaire (170) also performed well, but others gave a lackluster showing.What is a Genius?
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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
Spinoza would be right, said Leibniz, were it not for the existence of monads.
But Leibniz stood alone in his interest in the history of thought.
But the Englishmen found the thought of Leibniz paradoxical and forced.
- 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.
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