<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Leibniz's Philosophy of Logic and Language (Ishiguro (Hide)) - Theo Todman's Book Collection (Book-Paper Abstracts)</title> <link href="../../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../../TT_ICO.png" /> </head> <a name="Top"></a> <BODY> <div id="header"> <HR><H1>Theo Todman's Book Collection (Book-Paper Abstracts)</H1></div> <hr><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950><tr><td colspan =3><A HREF = "../BookSummary_6552.htm">Leibniz's Philosophy of Logic and Language</A></td></tr><tr><td colspan =3><A HREF = "../../../Authors/I/Author_Ishiguro (Hide).htm">Ishiguro (Hide)</a></td></tr><tr><td colspan =3>This Page provides (where held) the <b>Abstract</b> of the above <b>Book</b> and those of all the <b>Papers</b> contained in it.</td></tr><tr><td><A HREF="#ColourConventions">Text Colour-Conventions</a></td><td><A HREF = "../BookCitings_6552.htm">Books / Papers Citing this Book</A></td><td><A HREF = "../BooksToNotes_6552.htm">Notes Citing this Book</A></td></tr></tr></TABLE></CENTER><hr> <P ALIGN = "Justify"><FONT Size = 2 FACE="Arial"><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><B>BOOK ABSTRACT: </B><BR><BR><u>Back Cover Blurb</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ul type="disc"><li>This is the second edition of an important introduction to Leibniz's philosophy of logic and language first published in 1972. </li><li>It takes issue with several traditional interpretations of Leibniz (by Russell amongst others) while revealing how Leibniz's thought is related to issues of great interest in current logical theory. </li><li>For this new edition, the author has added new chapters on infinitesimals and conditionals as well as taking account of reviews of the first edition. </li></ul></FONT><BR><u>Contents</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="I">Preface to the second edition  vi <li>Introduction  1 </li><li>The principle of substitutivity <em>salva veritate</em>  17 </li><li><em>Ars Combinatoria</em>  44 </li><li>Ideas of sensible qualities  61 </li><li>Leibniz's notion of the infinitesimal  79 </li><li>Subject and predicates (relational and non-relational)  101 </li><li>Monads, attributes, accidents, and relations  123</li><li>Hypothetical truths  154 </li><li>Necessity and contingency  171 <BR>Notes  204 <BR>Bibliography  229 <BR>Index  239 </li></ol></FONT><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR><B>BOOK COMMENT: </B><BR><BR>Cambridge University Press; 2nd Edition (21 Mar. 1991)</P> <a name="ColourConventions"></a><hr><br><B><U>Text Colour Conventions</U> (see <A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</B><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> </center> <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="2018-08-02T05:22" pubdate>02/08/2018 05:22:06</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>