Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Leibniz, G.W.
 
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Proof of God’s Existence Holz I 72
Ontological proof of God/Holz: the derivation of the axiom "only one being is necessary" is only equivalent in the outer form with the ontological proof of God.
In fact, it differs, otherwise it would dissolve pantheistically in the world.
Leibniz: God can only be thought of as universal.
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Holz I 78
Principle of Variety/Principles/Thinking/Leibniz: the formal principle of thinking is based on the principle of variety.
((s) Because you cannot think of a single thing without relation to anything else.)
Double movement/ascent/descent/Leibniz/Holz: from the certainty of the perceived multiplicity one can now ascend to the infinitesimal boundary concept "all beings at the same time".
Divine proof/LeibnizVsDescartes/Holz: this is similar to Descartes' proof of God, but in a modified form: it makes a difference whether I assume God as the creator outside, or the totality of the whole (and thus within). (> outside/inside).

Lei II
G. W. Leibniz
Philosophical Texts (Oxford Philosophical Texts) Oxford 1998

Lei I
H. H. Holz
Leibniz Frankfurt 1992


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