Tag Archives: Leibniz

Universe, part II

This is in response to Universe. At times The Universe feels like God in new robes.  The Big Bang (it’s capitalized!) has a remarkable amount in common with Genesis.  Many scientists at the beginning of the 20th century including Einstein were … Continue reading

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Necessary and Contingent Truths

This comes from Gottfried Wilhelm Von Liebniz’s essay elaborating some notions put forth in his famous First Truths: “Thus contingent truths are related to necessary as surd roots, i.e., the roots on incommensurable numbers, to the expressible roots of commensurable … Continue reading

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Beyond Theism/Atheism

Puff Daddy: “Let’s change the world, BIG.” Notorious BIG: “Can’t change the world unless we change ourselves.” Beyond Atheism/Theism “I must create a system or be enslaved by another man’s; I will not reason and compare; my business is to … Continue reading

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Tying up Loose Ends

This post is a response to “Loose Ends” I originally wrote a several page response to your last post, where I went through your points one by one and developed either an agreement or a counter argument. Then, I realized … Continue reading

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Correlation – First Truths

Gottfried Leibniz was a contemporary of Spinoza (they are called the two greatest rationalists after Descartes – read correctly either way) who had reviewed the Ethics but did not agree philosophically on the grounds that it contradicted Orthodox belief. His … Continue reading

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