New Essays on Leibniz Reception

In Science and Philosophy of Science 1800-2000


ISBN: 978-3-0346-0503-8 (Print) 978-3-0346-0504-5 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-11

    The Idea of Number from Gauss to Cantor. The Leibnizian Heritage and its Surpassing

  3. Chapter

    Pages 13-24

    The Reception of Leibniz’s Logic in 19th Century German Philosophy

  4. Chapter

    Pages 25-39

    Leibniz’s Metaphysics as an Epistemological Obstacle to the Mathematization of Nature: The View of a Late 19th Century Neo-Kantian, Kurd Lasswitz

  5. Chapter

    Pages 41-64

    Peano and His School Between Leibniz and Couturat: The Influence in Mathematics and in International Language

  6. Chapter

    Pages 65-83

    Couturat’s Reception of Leibniz

  7. Chapter

    Pages 85-127

    Russell and Leibniz on the Classification of Propositions

  8. Chapter

    Pages 129-142

    Cassirer, Reader, Publisher, and Interpreter of Leibniz’s Philosophy

  9. Chapter

    Pages 143-185

    Leibniz on Relativity. The Debate between Hans Reichenbach and Dietrich Mahnke on Leibniz’s Theory of Motion and Time

  10. Chapter

    Pages 187-201

    Interpretations of Leibniz’s Mathesis Universalis at the Beginning of the XXth Century

  11. Chapter

    Pages 203-216

    Leibnizian Traces in H. Weyl’s Philosophie der Mathematik und Naturwissenschaft

  12. Chapter

    Pages 217-256

    Gödel, Leibniz and “Russell’s Mathematical Logic”

  13. Chapter

    Pages 257-265

    Chaitin, Leibniz and Complexity

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 267-278