Leibniz-Arnauld Correspondence

Campus: 
Budapest
Academic Year: 
2019-2020
Term: 
Fall
Credits: 
2.0
ECTS Credits: 
4.0
Course Description: 

Antoine Arnauld's reputation as an incisive philosophical critic lead Leibniz to seek him out to test his developing philosophical system.  We will read the whole of the correspondence and some of Leibniz's other writings.  The aim will be to reconstruct Leibniz's thinking on logic, the metaphysics of modality, the nature of substance, the reality of the physical world and the relationship between mind and body.

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