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Smith, Justin E. H.

Machines of Nature and Corporeal Substances in Leibniz

Smith, Justin E. H. - Machines of Nature and Corporeal Substances in Leibniz, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Justin E.H. Smith, Ohad Nachtomy

2. Leibniz Versus Stahl on the Way Machines of Nature Operate
François Duchesneau

3. Leibniz’s Animals: Where Teleology Meets Mechanism
Glenn A. Hartz

4. Monads and Machines
Pauline Phemister

5. Leibniz on Artificial and Natural Machines: Or What It Means to Remain a Machine to the Least of Its Parts
Ohad Nachtomy

6. The Organic Versus the Living in the Light of Leibniz’s Aristotelianisms
Enrico Pasini

7. The Machine Analogy in Medicine: A Comparative Approach to Leibniz and His Contemporaries
Raphaële Andrault

8. Sennert and Leibniz on Animate Atoms
Andreas Blank

9. Continuity or Discontinuity? Some Remarks on Leibniz’s Concepts of “Substantia Vivens” and “Organism”
A. M. Nunziante

10. “The Organism, or the Machine of Nature”: Some Remarks on the Status of Organism in the Substantial Composition
Jeanne Roland

11. Action, Perception, Organisation
Anne-Lise Rey

12. Perceiving Machines: Leibniz’s Teleological Approach to Perception
Evelyn Vargas

Keywords: Philosophy, Metaphysics, Ontology, History of Science, History of Philosophy

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Synthese Historical Library
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400700413

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