Definition of Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm in English:

Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm

Syllabification: Leib·niz, Gottfried Wilhelm
Pronunciation: /ˈlībˌnits, ˈlīp-
 
/
  • (1646–1716), German rationalist philosopher, mathematician, and logician. He argued that the world is composed of single units (monads) and also devised a method of calculus independently of Newton.

Derivatives

Leibnizian

Pronunciation: /lībˈnitsēən/
adjective & noun
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  • She attempted to integrate Cartesian, Newtonian, and Leibnizian ideas.
  • This promise of total order was already embedded in the aesthetic and philosophical harmony of the Leibnizian universe.
  • Was Kant really a Leibnizian after all, as Eberhard had accused him of being?

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