Confessio philosophi: papers concerning the problem of evil, 1671-1678

Book Cover
Average Rating
Series:
Publisher:
Yale University Press,
Pub. Date:
c2005.
Language:
English
Description

This volume contains papers that represent Leibniz’s early thoughts on the problem of evil, centering on a dialogue, the Confessio philosophi, in which he formulates a general account of God’s relation to sin and evil that becomes a fixture in his thinking.

How can God be understood to be the ultimate cause, asks Leibniz, without God being considered as the author of sin, a conclusion incompatible with God’s holiness?

Leibniz’s attempts to justify the way of God to humans lead him to deep discussion of related topics: the nature of free choice, the problems of necessitarianism and fatalism, the nature of divine justice and holiness. All but one of the writings presented here are available in English for the first time.

More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9780300138399
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 00680b26-c75d-6023-c0d5-a6e0e78d0459
full_title confessio philosophi papers concerning the problem of evil 1671 1678
author leibniz gottfried wilhelm
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:17AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1575968404653735936
accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716.
author-letter Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm,
author2 Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm,, NetLibrary, Inc.
author2-role NetLibrary, Inc.
author_additional G.W. Leibniz ; translated, edited, and with an introduction by Robert C. Sleigh, Jr. ; additional contributions from Brandon Look and James Stam.
author_display Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm
availability_toggle_arlington Available Now, Available Online, Entire Collection
callnumber-a B2591.C62
callnumber-first B - Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
callnumber-subject B - Philosophy
days_since_added 4246
detailed_location_arlington EBSCOhost
display_description
econtent_protection_type_arlington external
econtent_source_arlington EBSCOhost
format_arlington eBook
format_boost 10
format_category_arlington eBook
grouping_category book
id 00680b26-c75d-6023-c0d5-a6e0e78d0459
isbn 9780300138399
item_details external_econtent:ils:.b12948603||EBSCOhost|Online|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|EBSCOhost||http://www.netlibrary.com.library.access.arlingtonva.us/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=204467||Available Online||q||
itype_arlington eCollection
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_arlington 50
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
local_callnumber_arlington Online
local_callnumber_exact_arlington Online
local_callnumber_left_arlington Online
local_days_since_added_arlington 4246
num_holdings 0
oclc (OCoLC)225166880
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills Online, Central Online, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn Online, Local History Online, Plaza Online, Shirlington Online, Westover Online
physical xli, 178 p. ; 25 cm.
popularity 0
primary_isbn 9780300138399
publishDate 2005
publishDateSort 2005
publisher Yale University Press,
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details external_econtent:ils:.b12948603|eBook|eBook||English|Yale University Press,|c2005.|xli, 178 p. ; 25 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records a, arlington, c, d, g, h, o, p, s, u, v, w
scoping_details_arlington external_econtent:ils:.b12948603||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|true||||
series Selections
series2 The Yale Leibniz.
series_with_volume Selections
target_audience Other
target_audience_full Other
title Confessio philosophi papers concerning the problem of evil, 1671-1678
title_alt Confessio philosophi.
title_display Confessio philosophi papers concerning the problem of evil, 1671-1678
title_full Confessio philosophi [electronic resource] : papers concerning the problem of evil, 1671-1678 / G.W. Leibniz ; translated, edited, and with an introduction by Robert C. Sleigh, Jr. ; additional contributions from Brandon Look and James Stam
title_short Confessio philosophi
title_sort confessio philosophi papers concerning the problem of evil, 1671-1678
title_sub papers concerning the problem of evil, 1671-1678
translation Latin