Machines of Nature and Corporeal Substances in Leibniz

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ISBN: 978-94-007-0040-6 (Print) 978-94-007-0041-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-9

    Introduction

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    Pages 11-28

    Leibniz Versus Stahl on the Way Machines of Nature Operate

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    Pages 29-37

    Leibniz’s Animals: Where Teleology Meets Mechanism

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    Pages 39-60

    Monads and Machines

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    Pages 61-80

    Leibniz on Artificial and Natural Machines: Or What It Means to Remain a Machine to the Least of Its Parts

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    Pages 81-94

    The Organic Versus the Living in the Light of Leibniz’s Aristotelianisms

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    Pages 95-114

    The Machine Analogy in Medicine: A Comparative Approach to Leibniz and His Contemporaries

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    Pages 115-130

    Sennert and Leibniz on Animate Atoms

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    Pages 131-143

    Continuity or Discontinuity? Some Remarks on Leibniz’s Concepts of “Substantia Vivens” and “Organism”

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    Pages 145-156

    “The Organism, or the Machine of Nature”: Some Remarks on the Status of Organism in the Substantial Composition

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    Pages 157-173

    Action, Perception, Organisation

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    Pages 175-186

    Perceiving Machines: Leibniz’s Teleological Approach to Perception

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 187-206