## Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments | |||

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Leibniz, G.W. Books on Amazon |
Infinity | Holz 63 Finite/infinite/Leibniz: the set of possible objects of experience must be assumed to be infinite, because otherwise there ought to be a cause for reason why these should not be infinite, and there can be no such thing. --- I 64 Language/infinite/finite/statement/fact/Leibniz: so there must be an infinite set of facts and correspondingly an infinite set of statements! (Factual truths). A finite mind, however, is incapable of reducing it to a finite set of identical sentences. One never possesses a (full) proof, although there is always a reason for the truth! This reason can be fully understood by God alone. --- Holz I 73/74 Infinity/construction/Leibniz: Leibniz makes the general connexion in an infinite set construible for the finite mind as the mathematically infinite, as a boundary concept in an infinitesimal method of construction. Border/Leibniz/Holz: every finite mind has only the knowledge of a limited section, but also the realization that a boundary exists, and with it a world which extends beyond this limit. Holz: the ability to exceed is an a priori determination of "boundaries". (Holz I 155 Helmuth Plessner: "Material a priori": the boundary is a material determinant moment of every finite being.) |
Lei II G. W. Leibniz Philosophical Texts (Oxford Philosophical Texts) Oxford 1998 Lei I H. H. Holz Leibniz Frankfurt 1992 |

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