The best of all possible worlds: a story of philosophers, God, and evil in the Age of Reason

Leibniz in Paris -- Philosophy on the Left Bank -- Le Grand Arnauld -- Theodicy -- The kingdoms of nature and grace -- "Touch the mountains and they smoke" -- The eternal truths -- The specter of Spinoza

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Main Author: Nadler, Steven M. 1958-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Princeton, NJ [u. a.] Princeton University Press 2010
Edition:1st Princeton ed
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm 1646-1716 / Arnauld, Antoine 1612-1694 / Malebranche, Nicolas 1638-1715 / Enlightenment / Spinoza, Benedictus de 1632-1677
Further subjects:B Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm 1646-1716
B Arnauld, Antoine 1612-1694
B Theodicy
B Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm Freiherr von 1646-1716
B Malebranche, Nicolas 1638-1715
B God
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Summary:Leibniz in Paris -- Philosophy on the Left Bank -- Le Grand Arnauld -- Theodicy -- The kingdoms of nature and grace -- "Touch the mountains and they smoke" -- The eternal truths -- The specter of Spinoza
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. [281] - 285) and index
Originally published: New York : Farrar. Straus, and Giroux, 2008. - Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0691145318