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Counter This is the second edition of an important introduction to Leibniz's philosophy of logic and language first published in 1972. It takes issue with several traditional interpretations of Leibniz (by Russell amongst others) while revealing how Leibniz's thought is related to issues of great interest in current logical theory. For this new edition, the author has added new chapters on infinitesimals and conditionals as well as taking account of reviews of the first edition.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716 Contributions in logic, Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716 Contributions in philosophy of language, Logic, Modern 17th century, Language and languages Philosophy