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G.W. Leibniz's Monadology: An Edition for Students [Paperback]

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz , Nicholas Rescher

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16 Jan 1992 0415072840 978-0415072847 Rei Stu
First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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  • Paperback: 344 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; Rei Stu edition (16 Jan 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415072840
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415072847
  • Product Dimensions: 1.7 x 23 x 15.4 cm
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5.0 out of 5 stars How do you define the number One? 3 Aug 2009
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Subject: 5 Yoga sutras about everything,nothing, and truth
Author: Andrew W. Harrell
Posted: 2/22/2009 03:53:54 PM

1) Everything changes.

2) Nothing changes as fast as the truth.

3) Truth changes in order to remain the same.

4) Nothing comes from nothing.

5) Under certain circumstances a change of notation can be considered as the

Article #36
Subject: Leibnitz and Sutra 4
Author: Andrew W. Harrell
Posted: 7/30/2009 11:50:26 AM

Sutra 4
Another person who used "Nothing comes from nonthing" as a basic principle
in order to help us be able to see goodness everywhere and in everything was
Gottfried Leibnitz in his book Monadology
This sutra, taken as an axiom, along with two others form the basis for his
theory of
rational (provable), metaphysical optimism:

1) Everything exists according to a reason (by the axiom nothing
arises from nothing)
2) Everything which exists has a sufficient reason to exist
3) Everything which exists is better than anything which does not.
(by axiom 1, since it is more rational and hence has more reality)
and consequently, 'it is the best possible being in the best of all possible
worlds (by the axiom:"That which ocntains more reality is better than that
which contains less reality"' [...]

Leibnitz further states in his book that matter is extended, "but not only
extended it is formed by unextended monads".

See elsewhere on this discussion board for a definition of the number One
which is similiar, but not the same as Leibnitz's definition of a monad.

The above five sutras about Everything, Nothing, and Truth are more
concerned both about Truth and reality...in addition to Leibnitz's theory
which was more concerned about reality (because if it is already the best of
all possible worlds we certainly have less of a need to understand what Truth
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