Although Leibniz's writing forms an enormous corpus, no single work stands as a cannonical expression of his whole philosophy. In addition, the wide range of Leibniz's work -- letters, published papers, and fragments on a variety of philosophical, religious, mathematical, and scientific questions over a fifty-year period -- heightens the challenge of preparing an edition of his writings in English translation from the French and Latin.
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Review: Leibniz: Philosophical EssaysUser Review - Halo Peshdary - Goodreads
I didn't read the entire thing - just sections for one of my philosophy classes. I had a few problems with Leibniz's theories I don't want to expand upon in this review; this explains the 3-star ... Read full review
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- According to Leibniz's Principle of Sufficient Reason, everything happens for a cause or reason. - Yes, but why? Read full review
Basic Works 1 Letter to Foucher 1675
Preface to a Universal Characteristic 167879
Samples of the Numerical Characteristic 1679
On Freedom and Possibility 168082?
Meditations on Knowledge Truth and Ideas 1684
On Contingency 1686?
Primary Truths 1686?
Discourse on Metaphysics 1686
On Nature Itself 1698
From the Letters to Johann Bernoulli 169899
From the Letters to de Voider 16991706
To Queen Sophie Charlotte of Prussia On What Is Independent of Sense and Matter 1702
Letter to Coste On Human Freedom 1707
Response to Father Tournemine on Harmony 1708
From the Letters to Des Bosses 171216
Principles of Nature and Grace Based on Reason 1714
From the Letters to Arnauld 168687 69
On Copernicanism and the Relativity of Motion 1689
On Freedom 1689?
The Source of Contingent Truths 168589?
Notes on Some Comments by Michel Angelo Fardella 1690
Preface to the Dynamics 1691?
Dialogue on Human Freedom and the Origin of Evil 1695
A Specimen of Dynamics 1695
New System of Nature 1695
Note on Fouchers Objection 1695
Postscript of a Letter to Basnage de Beauval 1696
On the Ultimate Origination of Things 1697
The Principles of Philosophy or the Monadology 1714
Letter to Samuel Masson on Body 1716
From the Letters to Wolff 171415
Leibniz on His Contemporaries
B Hobbes and Spinoza
From a Letter to Lady Masham on Thinking