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  • The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 6, Issue 4
  • December 1973, pp. 343-377

The Leibnizian-Newtonian Debates: Natural Philosophy and Social Psychology

  • Carolyn Iltis (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S000708740001253X
  • Published online: 01 January 2009
Abstract

By the time of the Leibniz-Clarke correspondence of 1716 the Newtonian and Leibnizian systems of natural philosophy had reached maturity. Each system consisted of different physical as well as metaphysical principles which, taken together, formed a world view. At the time of their famous debates, Leibniz at 70 and Newton at 74, the founders of two highly developed scientific philosophies, were struggling to establish and defend the ontological and mechanical bases of differing bodies of organized knowledge.

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