Leibniz (1646-1716) was a philosopher, mathematician, and political advisor. He invented differential and integral calculus.
His major writings include
New physical hypothesis (1671),
Discourse on metaphysics (1686),
On the ultimate origin of things (1697), and
On nature itself (1698). The collection consists of 35 reels of positive microfilm of more than 100,000 handwritten pages of manuscripts and
Leibniz was born on July 1, 1646 in Leipzig, Germany; he entered Leipzig University and received the degree of doctor of law
in 1666; became a philosopher, mathematician, and political advisor; became known as both a metaphysician and a logician,
and invented differential and integral calculus; his major writings include: New physical hypothesis (1671), New method for the greatest and the least (1684), Discourse on metaphysics (1686), New system (1695), On the ultimate origin of things (1697), and On nature itself (1698); he died on November 14, 1716 in Hanover, Germany.
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