The “Death” of Monads: G. W. Leibniz on Death and Anti-Death

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According to Leibniz, there is no death in the sense that the human being or animal is destroyed completely. This is due to his metaphysical pluralism which would suffer if the number of substances decreased. While animals transform into other animals after “death”, human beings are rewarded or punished of their behavior in this life. This paper presents a comprehensive account of how Leibniz thought the “death” to take place and discusses his often unclear views on the life after death. I will also present a new, naturalistic reading of Leibniz’s views on afterlife.
Originalspråkengelska
Titel på gästpublikationDeath and Anti-Death
RedaktörerCharles Tandy
Antal sidor23
Volym14
UtgivningsortAnn Arbor
FörlagRIA
Utgivningsdatum25 dec 2016
Sidor243-266
ISBN (tryckt)1934297259
StatusPublicerad - 25 dec 2016
MoE-publikationstypB2 Del av bok eller annan forskningsbok

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  • 611 Filosofi

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Roinila, M. (2016). The “Death” of Monads: G. W. Leibniz on Death and Anti-Death. I C. Tandy (Red.), Death and Anti-Death (Vol. 14, s. 243-266). RIA.