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The Monadology

by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

The Monadology is one of Gottfried Leibniz's best known works of his later philosophy. It is a short text which presents, in some 90 paragraphs, a metaphysics of simple substances, or monads.

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Gottfried Wilhelm (von)  was a German polymath active as a mathematician, philosopher, scientist, and diplomat. He is a prominent figure in both the history of philosophy and the history of mathe...

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