Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Justification: statement about the occurrence of an action or a choice. See also explanations, ultimate justification, reasons.
 
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Leibniz, G.W.
 
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Justification Holz I 68
Truths of facts/Leibniz: here, too, the proposition of the sufficient reason should apply, although truths of reason do not come into play here.
Here the "also" is important: it states something about the logical status of truths of facts as a kind of truth of reason.
Truths of facts/Leibniz: are now distinguished from truths of reason as their opposite! (Namely, as not logically justifiable). > Sufficient -> reasons,> truth,> principles.
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Holz I 69
Definition "Golden Chain" of the links/Holz: metaphor of the baroque. "Aura catena": if one is defined by its relation to another, then the totality of the elements is the reason of this one.
Chain/Leibniz: more than temporal: one is respectively more determined by its closer neighbor.
Sufficient justification/Leibniz: something can be adequately justified by its connection with its nearest neighbors, but not completely.
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I 70
Complete justification/reason/determination/Leibniz: only through the whole chain. (infinite, only to be seen by God).
The individual terms would have to be given by identical sentences.

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

Lei I
H. H. Holz
Leibniz Frankfurt 1992


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