Definition of Leibnitz

1. Noun. German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716).




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Literary usage of Leibnitz

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1. Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton by Sir David Brewster (1855)
"KEILL DEFENDS NEWTON AS THE TRUE INVENTOR OF FLUXIONS, AND APPARENTLY RETORTS THE CHARGE OF PLAGIARISM ON leibnitz, WHO COMPLAINS TO THE ROYAL SOCIETY—KEILL ..."

2. A Beginner's History of Philosophy by Herbert Ernest Cushman (1911)
"leibnitz unites the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, just as Spinoza joins the Renaissance and the Middle Ages. Spinoza is the Rationalist who utters the ..."

3. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1873)
"Schriften (Berlin, 1806), p. 338 seq. 3 Von Rommel, leibnitz u. ... 9 On the part taken by leibnitz, see Hering, ii. 276 seq. leibnitz ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"leibnitz again appealed to the Royal Society, who appointed a committee to ... Newton had copied leibnitz, so it was suggested, changing his notation, ..."

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