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Leibniz, Whitehead and the Metaphysics of Causation

  • Authors
  • Pierfrancesco Basile

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Pierfrancesco Basile
    Pages 1-6
  3. Pierfrancesco Basile
    Pages 32-62
  4. Pierfrancesco Basile
    Pages 63-83
  5. Pierfrancesco Basile
    Pages 106-124
  6. Pierfrancesco Basile
    Pages 125-143
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 148-174

About this book

Introduction

Introduces the reader to Whitehead's complex and often misunderstood metaphysics by showing that it deals with questions about the nature of causation originally raised by the philosophy of Leibniz. Whitehead's philosophy is an attempt at rehabilitating Leibniz's theory of monads by recasting it in terms of novel ontological categories

Keywords

David Hume Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz knowledge metaphysics philosophy

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