Leibniz' Universal Jurisprudence
Justice As the Charity of the Wise
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Harvard University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $65.00|
| Book Description: |
Although Leibniz is universally regarded as the greatest German philosopher before Kant, his work as a political and moral philosopher is almost entirely neglected in the English-speaking world, where he is seen chiefly as a metaphysician, mathematical logician, and co-discoverer of calculus. Yet Leibniz' doctoral degree was in law and jurisprudence, and he served throughout his life as a judge and a diplomat; he was a valued political--legal adviser to Czar Peter the Great, to the...