Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Leibniz, G.W.
 
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Perception Holz I 43
Identity Principle/Perception/Leibniz: I see the object A, regardless of whether I see it "correctly", how I see it, as an object which does not appear otherwise.
For example, the object can change its color in the next instant with a change in light, but not at the same time.
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I 44
Identity/perception/Leibniz: Identity is already given before any sensory perception: even at the logical, pre-predicative level.
For example, "Anything is as large as it is large, as it is."
Definition Perception/Leibniz/Holz: perception is the (structure of) relationship between the perceptive and the perceived.
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Holz I 45/46
Sensory perception/proof/Leibniz: sensory perception is unprovable. Only what can be traced back to simple terms (by definition) from complex concepts can be proved.
"Chain of definitions".
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Holz I 112
Perceptio/Leibniz: the determination of the structure, which is, according to a being, what it is: the entelechial ability is the substratum of the being that is structured in the perceptio.

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

Lei I
H. H. Holz
Leibniz Frankfurt 1992


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-27