<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Leibniz (Gottfried) - What Identity Or Diversity Is (Theo Todman's Book Collection - Paper Abstracts) </title> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <BODY> <CENTER> <div id="header"><HR><h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Paper Abstracts</h1><HR></div><A name="Top"></A> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_03/PaperSummary_3899.htm">What Identity Or Diversity Is</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/L/Author_Leibniz (Gottfried).htm">Leibniz (Gottfried)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Leibniz, Remnant, Bennett - New Essays on Human Understanding, Chapter 27</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=400><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_03/PaperSummary_3899.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_03/PapersToNotes_3899.htm">Notes Citing this Paper</A></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><U><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P3899_1">Leibniz s Summary</A></U><SUB>1</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P3899_1"></A></U><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>I have shown you the basis of true physical identity, and have shown that it doesn t clash with moral identity or with memory either. </li><li>And I have also shown that although moral identity and memory cannot always indicate a person s physical identity, to the person in question or to his acquaintances, they never run counter to physical identity and are never totally divorced from it. </li><li>Finally, I have shown that there are always created spirits who do or can know the truth of the matter, and that there is reason to think that things that make no difference from the point of view of the persons themselves will do so only temporarily. </li></ol></FONT><BR><HR><BR><U><B>In-Page Footnotes</U></B><a name="On-Page_Link_P3899_1"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P3899_1"><B>Footnote 1</B></A></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>The end of Leibniz s comments on Book 2, Chapter 27, Sections 28-29. Ie. Commentary on <a name="1"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_05/Abstract_5555.htm">Locke (John) - Of Identity and Diversity</A>". </li><li>As quoted in <a name="2"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_23/Abstract_23421.htm">Gut (Przemyslaw) - Leibniz: Personal Identity and Sameness of Substance</A>".</li><li>The numbering is mine. </li></ul> <FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR></P><a name="ColourConventions"></a><p><b>Text Colour Conventions (see <A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</b></p><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-02T06:14" pubdate>02/08/2018 06:14:03</time> <br><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A></TD></TR> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>