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1. The Leibniz Review: Volume > 12
Philip Beeley Leibniz on Wachter’s Elucidarius cabalisticus: A Critical Edition of the so-called ‘Réfutation de Spinoza’
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J-G. WACHTERI DE RECONDITA HEBRAEORUM PHILOSOPHIA (1706)
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Donald Rutherford Leibniz’s “On Generosity,” With English Translation
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Samuel Levey Leibniz and the Sorites
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The sorites paradox receives its most sophisticated early modem discussion in Leibniz’s writings. In an important early document Leibniz holds that vague terms have sharp boundaries of application, but soon thereafter he comes to adopt a form of nihilism aboutvagueness: and it later proves to be his settled view that vagueness results from semantical indeterminacy. The reason for this change of mind is unclear, and Leibniz does not appear to have any grounds for it. I suggest that his various treatments of the sorites do notspring from a single integrated view of vagueness, and that his early position reflects a mercenary interest in the sorites paradox---an interest to use the sorites to reach a conclusion in metaphysics rather than to examine vagueness as a subject to be understood in itsown right. The later nihilist stance reflects Leibniz’s own (if undefended) attitude towards vagueness.
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Massimo Mugnai La doctrine Leibnizienne de la vérité: Aspects logiques et ontologiques
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Jean-Baptiste Rauzy Reply to Massimo Mugnai’s Review of La doctrine Leibnizienne de la vérité
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Cees Leijenhorst Leibniz’s Metaphysics: Its Origins and Development
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Christia Mercer Reply to Cees Leijenhorst’s Review of Leibniz’s Metaphysics
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Ohad Nachtomy Real Alternatives: Leibniz’s Metaphysics of Choice
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Reginald O. Savage Reply to Ohad Nachtomy’s Review of Real Alternatives
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