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Tercentenary Essays on the Philosophy and Science of Leibniz
Published December 2016, by Palgrave Macmillan.

Co-edited with Julia Weckend and Erik Vynckier

From the back cover blurb:

This book presents new research into key areas of the work of German philosopher and mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716). Reflecting various aspects of Leibniz's thought, this book offers a collection of original research arranged into four separate themes: Science, Metaphysics, Epistemology, and Religion and Theology. With in-depth articles by experts such as Maria Rosa Antognazza, Nicholas Jolley, Agustín Echavarría, Richard Arthur and Paul Lodge, this book is an invaluable resource not only for readers just beginning to discover Leibniz, but also for scholars long familiar with his philosophy and eager to gain new perspectives on his work.


Notes on contributors

- Lloyd Strickland, Julia Weckend

Section 1: Science
Philosophy and science in Leibniz
- Maria Rosa Antognazza

Between learned science and technical knowledge: Leibniz, Leeuwenhoek and the school for microscopists
- Alessandro Becchi

Leibniz, organic matter and astrobiology
- Richard T. W. Arthur

Section 2: Metaphysics
Plenitude and mirrors of God in Leibniz
- Nicholas Jolley

As matter to form so passive to active? The irreducible metaphysics of Leibniz's Dynamics
- Tzuchien Tho

Conceptual analysis and ontology in the Leibniz - De Volder correspondence
- Stefano di Bella

Section 3: Epistemology
Leibniz's empirical, not empiricist methodology
- Dale Jacquette

Leibniz on certainty
- Julia Weckend

Leibniz and probability in the moral domain
- Chris Meyns

Section 4: Religion and Theology
How Leibniz would have responded to the Lisbon earthquake
- Lloyd Strickland

Leibniz on the efficacy and economy of divine grace
- Agustín Echavarría

Eternal punishment, universal salvation and pragmatic theology in Leibniz
- Paul Lodge

Biographical conclusion
In the "hinterland" of globalization? Leibniz and the European expansion
- Michael Kempe